Truckers Roll Against CR England Despite Dukes

Law360, Los Angeles (June 30, 2011, 6:35 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday rejected trucking giant C.R. England Inc.’s bid to vacate an order certifying four classes of drivers in a wage-and-hour action against the company, saying the U.S. Supreme Court’s Dukes ruling did not apply.

“I’ve looked at Dukes v. Wal-Mart, and even though I might admit that at some point in the future my decision with regard to class certification could be found incorrect, it’s certainly not incorrect as far as Dukes,” U.S. District Judge George H. Wu told attorneys. “I...
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