Ex-DHL Drivers Lose Class Cert. Bid In WARN Act Suit

Law360, Washington (December 21, 2012, 7:22 PM EST) -- An Alabama federal judge declined Friday to certify a putative class of former DHL Express employees suing the company for laying them off without sufficient notice, saying proposed class definition was too broad and vague to stand up in court.

Although U.S. District Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins has refused to toss the suit in the past, she noted that the sole plaintiff, Darrius Likes, failed to research or hone in on the group he sought to represent in the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act case....
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