UPS Workers Vying For Class Cert. Meet Skeptical Judge

By Hannah Albarazi (October 22, 2020, 9:37 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge expressed skepticism during a hearing Thursday at "the absence of any systematic evidence" against United Parcel Service by current and former workers seeking to certify a class of over 1,000 alleging that the delivery giant deprived them of meal and rest breaks.

U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen challenged a putative class of UPS workers' bid for class certification in their suit alleging wage and labor violations, saying he was concerned they offer inferences that UPS has a uniform policy depriving them of breaks, "but not much evidentiary showing, at least on a systemic basis."

"Absence some...

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