CVS Workers Denied Class Cert. In Calif. Wage Action

Law360, New York (December 4, 2013, 4:59 PM EST) -- A California federal magistrate on Monday refused to certify a class of more than 50,000 CVS Caremark Corp. workers in a lawsuit accusing the pharmacy chain of violating state law by failing to pay employees for time spent making deliveries between stores.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Elizabeth D. Laporte denied the plaintiffs' motion to certify the case as a class action on behalf of employees in more than 1,000 CVS locations across California, saying the members of the plaintiffs' three proposed subclasses lacked commonality.

The suit, which...
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