9th Circ. Reverses Class Cert. Ruling In Wal-Mart Suit

Law360, New York (April 29, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An appeals court has reversed and remanded part of a lower court's decision that refused class certification in a lawsuit alleging that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. violated California’s labor laws by not allowing its assistant managers to earn overtime pay.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Friday that Judge Dale S. Fischer of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California misapplied the circuit court's precedent when he denied class certification in a case brought by Daniel...
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