9th Circ. Nixes Walmart Bid To Publish Late Pay Stub Opinion

By Mike LaSusa (May 21, 2020, 10:03 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Thursday rejected a request from Walmart that the court publish its recent opinion striking down a proposed class action over a mislabeling of the retailer's name on a former worker's final pay stub.

In a one-sentence order, the three-judge panel that heard the case denied Walmart's bid for publication without explaining why.

The unpublished March opinion rejected plaintiff Lerna Mays' assertion that her final pay stub caused confusion when it listed her employer by a slightly different name in violation of California labor law. The judges said Mays' case was not backed up by any claims of...

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