Collective Action OK'd In Costco Worker-Debt Suit

Law360, New York (March 24, 2010, 6:51 PM EDT) -- A federal court has held that a former Costco Wholesale Corp. employee can bring a collective action accusing the company of improperly deducting from workers' final paychecks any outstanding balance on company-sponsored credit cards, but cannot bring a class action over alleged violations of California law.

Judge Jacqueline H. Nguyen of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Tuesday granted Carrie Ward’s bid for conditional certification of a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

But the court denied her class...
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Carrie Ward v. Costco Wholesale Corporation et al


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2:08-cv-02013

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

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Jacqueline H. Nguyen

Date Filed

March 26, 2008

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