Calif. Judge Grants Class Cert. To Tech Temps

Law360, New York (January 31, 2011, 7:35 PM EST) -- A California judge has certified a class of about 150 employees in a wage-and-hour lawsuit against a pair of temporary staffing companies that placed workers with Cisco Systems Inc.

Judge James P. Kleinberg of the Superior Court of California, County of Santa Clara, on Friday tentatively certified the class of temporary staffing agency employees of Collabrus Inc. and M Squared Consulting Inc. that did work for Cisco Systems Inc.

Tentative rulings automatically become court orders if no one contests them, according to California law.

The plaintiffs...
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