9th Circ. Affirms RadioShack Class Cert. In Wages Case

Law360, New York (April 15, 2010, 3:11 PM EDT) -- A federal appellate court has affirmed a lower court's decision to certify a class of RadioShack Corp.'s California employees accusing the electronics retailer of violating wage-and-hour laws by not properly compensating them for attending store meetings.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said Wednesday that the lower court was not required to decide the common legal issues before it certified the class. The ruling means that the case, which has been stayed in the U.S. District Court for the...
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