Family Dollar Wage Class Suit Stays In Federal Court

Law360, New York (August 13, 2010, 2:39 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has refused to remand a putative class action accusing Family Dollar Inc. of violating Kentucky's wage and hour laws to state court, saying the monetary amount of the controversy means the case should proceed in federal court.

Judge Charles R. Simpson III of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky said Thursday that it seems more likely than not that the plaintiffs, if successful, would recover more than $5 million, the minimum required to remove a suit to federal court...
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