Crossmark Employees Denied Class Cert. In OT Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (November 16, 2012, 2:34 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge Wednesday refused to certify a class of retail employees of marketing company Crossmark Inc. in a putative class action surrounding overtime pay, ruling that the proposed class members were not similarly situated to the named plaintiffs.

U.S. District Judge Norma Shapiro concluded that the 52 employees named in the suit failed to demonstrate any nationwide policy by the company that led to the denial of overtime pay for the class of employees.

“Plaintiffs have failed to make a modest factual showing that...
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