Meal Break Class Action Against Wendy’s Sliced

Law360, New York (June 15, 2012, 6:14 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Wednesday dismissed part of a putative class action alleging Wendy’s International Inc. prevented its hourly California workers from taking meal and rest breaks, finding some claims in the plaintiff’s third amended complaint still didn't meet legal standards.

U.S. District Judge Margaret M. Morrow sided with the burger chain, dismissing three of Katherine Lopez’s class action claims with prejudice. She also dismissed Lopez's claims under the California's Private Attorneys General Act of 2004, but will allow her to amend the claims.

“The court...
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