Citizens Bank Asks 2nd Circ. To Nix Managers’ OT Class

Law360, New York (May 14, 2013, 6:44 PM EDT) -- Citizens Bank Financial Group Inc. on Tuesday asked the Second Circuit to overturn a judge’s decision to let assistant bank managers bring a wage-and-hour suit as a class, arguing that the plaintiffs’ claims are too individualized for class status.

A lower court judge made a mistake when he agreed to certify a class of about 890 New York-based assistant managers in a suit alleging that the Citizens Bank cheated them out of overtime, Mark Batten of Proskauer Rose LLP, a lawyer for Citizens, said at oral...
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