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San Jose Firefighters Lose Class Cert. In OT Suit

Law360, New York (December 6, 2017, 5:58 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday decertified a group of about 500 San Jose firefighters who are pursuing claims that they were not properly paid for overtime hours they worked, saying the case would involve too much of an individualized assessment over whether each firefighter was actually underpaid.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Howard Lloyd granted the city’s motion to decertify a class of San Jose fire department employees led by named plaintiff Darren Wallace who claim the city used a method of calculating overtime that led to...
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Case Information

Case Title

Wallace et al v. City Of San Jose

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Howard R. Lloyd

Date Filed

August 26, 2016

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