Calif. Verizon-Unit Managers Near Loss In OT Cert. Bid

Law360, Los Angeles (April 1, 2015, 9:52 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Wednesday tentatively refused to certify a putative class of about 300 managers in their consolidated wage-and-hour suit against a unit of Verizon Wireless, saying the court might have to look at how each individual store and kiosk manager spent their time.

In a hearing on Wednesday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Jane L. Johnson grilled plaintiffs’ attorney Louis M. Marlin of Marlin Saltzman LLP on class certification issues raised by managers' testimony about how they spend their time and what tasks they’re...
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