Calif. Court Rejects 5 Of 6 Classes In Hospital Wage Suit

Law360, New York (October 31, 2012, 6:01 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Tuesday kept five classes and related subclasses uncertified in a wage-and-hour suit against a Southern California hospital, but allowed one class alleging violations of state law on pay stubs to stand.

The three-judge panel affirmed most of a trial court’s July 2011 denial of certification to Yolanda Penny’s putative class action, but reversed its decision regarding the pay stub class. The panel held that she provided sufficient evidence to show that the hospital failed to comply with a California Labor Code...
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