Aetna Meal Break Suit Stayed Until Brinker Decision

Law360, New York (May 19, 2010, 3:05 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted Aetna Life Insurance Co.'s bid to stay a putative meal break class action against the insurer until the California Supreme Court decides a case expected to determine whether employers have to ensure workers take required meal breaks.

Magistrate Judge Sheila K. Oberto of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California signed off on an order Friday granting Aetna's April 2 motion for a stay and directing the parties to file status reports regarding the pendency of the state...
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