Starbucks Asks Judge To Revisit Wage Statement Claim

Law360, Los Angeles (July 6, 2011, 7:55 PM EDT) -- Starbucks Corp. on Tuesday asked a federal judge to reconsider his decision to let stand a claim in a proposed class action that the coffee chain provided its California baristas with itemized wage statements that made it difficult to calculate total hours worked.

In its motion for reconsideration, Starbucks argued that recent state appeals court rulings had concluded wage statements need only be accurate, not easy to tabulate. It cited two decisions by California's Second District Court of Appeal, including a Jan. 11 ruling that favored...
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