Saks' Preemptive Strike Torpedoes OT Collective Action

Law360, New York (October 9, 2013, 4:35 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge not only refused to certify a class of managers in an overtime suit against Saks Fifth Avenue Inc., but also granted Saks' preemptive bid to deny approval of a nationwide collective action, ruling last week that the putative class members' experiences were too varied.

U.S. District Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong's Sept. 30 ruling said that the two ex-worker plaintiffs had failed to satisfy the requirements for obtaining certification of their California law claims. She went on to determine that their Fair Labor...
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Case Title

Till et al v. Saks Incorporated et al


Case Number

4:11-cv-00504

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

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Saundra Brown Armstrong

Date Filed

February 2, 2011

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