Calif. High Court Rejects Transit Union's Breaks Suit

Law360, New York (June 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- California's highest court has rejected a transit union's attempt to bring a meal and rest break suit under the state's unfair competition law on behalf of its members, ruling that only parties who have suffered injuries have standing to sue under the statute.

The California Supreme Court refused to overturn a Los Angeles trial and appeals court ruling Monday despite arguments from the Amalgamated Transit Union that hundreds of its members had assigned their damages claims for the missed breaks against several transportation companies to the...
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