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California District Court Denies Certification of Second Wage and Hour Class in Less than a Month: Early Bird Catches the Worm, but Doesn’t Like the Taste

Maryland staffing corporation Aerotek Scientific, LLC (“Aerotek”), allegedly required its employees who worked at one of its call centers in California to arrive at work at least ten minutes before the beginning of their shifts to log into their computers and be at the ready to receive calls at the immediate start of their shifts. While … Continue Reading

California District Court Denies Certification of Wage and Hour Class: Court Thwarts Effort to Punish a Good Deed

An employer permits its employees to trade shifts voluntarily. A nice favor, right? Unfortunately, there are claimants ready to assert class action wage and hour claims when the employees’ own decisions create potential overtime issues. In Lessard v. Skywest Airlines, Inc., Case No. 2:11-cv-03769-JHN-VBK (C.D. Cal. Oct. 24, 2011), the plaintiffs were former ticket agents … Continue Reading