Chipotle Wins Pause Of Workers' Wage Action To Appeal
Law360 (September 4, 2018, 11:13 PM EDT) -- Chipotle workers who claim they weren't paid for off-the-clock work can't arbitrate their claims until after the company’s appeal challenging their right to do so is resolved, a Colorado federal judge ruled Tuesday.
U.S. District Court Judge John L. Kane stayed an Aug. 3 order, in which he struck from the collective action the 2,814 opt-in plaintiffs who had signed arbitration agreements with the company. In pausing the suit, he also tolled the statute of limitations on arbitration claims, allowing the workers to pursue arbitration once the appeal is resolved.
In its appeal to the Tenth Circuit, Chipotle is challenging Judge Kane's determination that...
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