In Dailey v. Sears, Roebuck and Co., ___ Cal.App.4th ___ (Mar. 20, 2013), the Court of Appeal (Fourth Appellate District, Division One) affirmed an order denying class certification of wage and hour claims stemming from the employer's alleged misclassification of certain employees.
The opinion has an interesting discussion of the level of detail trial judges must include in their class certification rulings. Slip op. at 14-17.