Wal-Mart Workers' Class Cert Filing 'Incompetent,' Judge Says

Law360, Los Angeles (February 21, 2014, 10:12 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Friday admonished the plaintiff in a would-be class action against Wal-Mart Stores Inc. for submitting "incompetent" evidence for his claim that workers were cheated of overtime pay, granting the class one last chance to submit a motion for certification.

U.S. District Judge Fernando M. Olguin struck down plaintiff Aladdin Zackaria’s plea to certify a group of workers who worked in the stores’ loss prevention departments for the wage-and-hour action, finding that the evidence presented to support the workers' claims wasn’t properly...
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