Amtrak Glides Out Of Ex-Worker's Wage Class Action

Law360, Los Angeles (March 5, 2013, 10:15 PM EST) -- A California federal judge tossed a proposed class action against Amtrak on Friday, ruling that an ex-employee missed filing deadlines and was sufficiently compensated after claiming the company didn't reimburse employees for business expenses or pay them for missed rest periods and meal breaks.

In granting Amtrak's motion for summary judgment, U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez said the statute of limitations had already expired when former station agent Donna Brandon, who Amtrak fired in February 2008, sued the rail carrier for wage claims in May...
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