Judge Nixes 2nd Class In Bus Drivers' Suit Over Breaks

Law360, New York (February 12, 2010, 2:21 PM EST) -- The federal judge who certified a class against bus company Laidlaw Transit Services Inc. in a meal and rest break suit brought by San Diego bus drivers has declined to certify an additional class against First Transit Inc., another bus company defendant, saying the motion was filed too late.

Judge Irma Gonzalez of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California ruled Thursday that in light of the plaintiffs' substantial delay in bringing its motion for certification of the additional class and the undue...
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