Chase Can't Ditch PAGA Claims In Teller Seating Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (July 11, 2013, 4:09 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday refused to strike state Private Attorneys General Act claims by a group of JPMorgan Chase Bank NA tellers who claim the bank failed to provide them seats, saying that allowing the claims to proceed wouldn't violate Chase's due process rights. 

U.S. District Judge Philip S. Gutierrez rejected Chase's contention that it would be unable to confront and cross-examine witnesses because the tellers hadn't yet laid out a plan for proving violations as to each plaintiff.

"The court simply sees no reason...
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