J&J Workers Renew Cert. Bid In Race Bias Action

Law360, New York (August 3, 2009, 5:50 PM EDT) -- A group of four former Johnson & Johnson employees has renewed its bid for class certification in an eight-year-old racial discrimination case against the company, reducing the proposed class size from 8,600 to 3,500 employees and adding two additional expert reports.

The plaintiffs filed a renewed motion for certification Friday in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

The more narrowly focused amended class includes all blacks and Hispanics employed in the U.S. by Johnson & Johnson as managers and professionals at any...
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