Cases & Deals

Verizon California defeats class certification in California wage and hour class action

Clients Verizon Communications, Inc.

Jones Day represented Verizon California in a wage and hour class action in which the plaintiff alleged that he was misclassified as exempt from California overtime requirements and sought to certify a class of Verizon California's first level FiOS supervisors on the basis of his California Labor Code and California Business & Professional Code claims under Fed. R. Civ. P. 23. On January 3, 2012, the court denied Plaintiff's motion for class certification in its entirety.

Aburto v. Verizon California Inc., Case No. cv 11-03683 (C.D. Cal, 2012)