Chase Dodges Class Cert. In Tellers' Seating Suit

Law360, New York (March 6, 2013, 7:15 PM EST) -- A California federal judge denied class certification Monday to a group of bank tellers who claimed JPMorgan Chase Bank NA failed to provide them seats at work, ruling that the members of the proposed class didn't have enough in common with one another to be lumped together.

The potential class could have numbered as many as 8,000 people, but U.S. District Court Judge Philip S. Gutierrez ruled that the tellers' claims "are not capable of classwide resolution, given the significant evidence Chase has produced of differences...
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