9th Circ. Affirms Remand Of US Bank Wage Case

Law360, New York (May 19, 2010, 3:05 PM EDT) -- A federal appellate court has affirmed a lower court's decision to remand a proposed wage-and-hour class action brought by a business banking officer against U.S. Bank NA, saying the stakes are not high enough for the case to go forward in federal court.

A three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit said in a decision Tuesday that the case of Jerry Trahan should be litigated in the Alameda County, Calif., Superior Court rather than federal court because the bank officer agreed...
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