Converse Workers Ask 9th Circ. To Revive Bag Check Suit

Law360 (February 22, 2018, 9:22 PM EST) -- A group of Converse Inc. employees urged the Ninth Circuit on Wednesday to revive a class action alleging they were owed money for time spent going through mandatory security inspections, saying a trial court judge wrongly concluded that the amount of uncompensated time was too nominal to keep the case alive.

Led by Eric Chavez, the workers petitioned the Ninth Circuit to overturn an October decision by U.S. Magistrate Judge Nathanael M. Cousins to award Converse summary judgment after he concluded that the security check process...
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Case Information

Case Title

Eric Chavez v. Converse, Inc.

Case Number



Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3790 Other Labor Litigation

Date Filed

October 16, 2017

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