PwC Associates Are Nonexempt: Class Action Judge

Law360, New York (March 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A class of PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP’s unlicensed associates in California made some headway in its wage-and-hour action after a federal judge rejected the accounting firm’s arguments that the employees should be considered exempt.

Judge Lawrence K. Karlton of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California on Tuesday determined that the class members were not exempt under a 2001 wage order and granted the plaintiffs’ motion for summary judgment on that issue. However, the judge granted motions by PwC to dismiss the plaintiffs’ waiting time...
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