CVS Says Trying 50K-Worker OT Suit Would Be Unwieldy

Law360, San Francisco (March 10, 2014, 8:01 PM EDT) -- CVS Caremark Corp. urged a California federal judge on Monday to bar 50,000 employees from pursuing penalties for allegedly unpaid overtime under the California Private Attorney General Act, arguing that trying claims from so many workers with different job titles would be unmanageable.

CVS told U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Elizabeth LaPorte that she should strike the plaintiffs' effort to pursue a “representative” action under PAGA, in part because she denied their bid for class certification in December. She found that not only had they failed...
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