In Bufil v. Dollar Financial Group, Inc., ___ Cal.App.4th ___ (Apr. 17, 2008; pub. ord. May 13, 2008), the Court of Appeal (First Appellate District, Division Four) reversed an order denying class certification of certain wage and hour claims. Notably, the Court distinguished Alvarez v. May Department Stores Co., 143 Cal.App.4th 1223 (2006), the collateral estoppel case.