Dick's Wage Case Removed To Federal Court

Law360, New York (October 6, 2010, 5:08 PM EDT) -- Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. has removed to federal court a proposed class action alleging the retailer violated Minnesota wage-and-hour laws, a development that comes two months after a judge overseeing the related nationwide Fair Labor Standards Act litigation dismissed state-law claims in the case.

The retailer moved the suit to the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota on Monday, saying the wage case shouldn't be tried in Hennepin County District Court in Minnesota because the claim amounts are higher than $5 million, the requirement...
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