Two former associate accountants at PricewaterhouseCoopers who have filed an overtime lawsuit against the firm are seeking class-action status in California.

The lawsuit contends that associates and senior associates at PwC were improperly denied overtime pay and other benefits. The case, Campbell v. PricewaterhouseCoopers, has been pending for over a year. A Sacramento-based law firm, Kershaw, Cutter & Rainoff, is handling the suit against PwC, and has been in consultation with other law firms filing suits against the other Big Four firms. However, this is the first of the cases to reach the class-certification stage.

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