Starbucks Can't Cut Workers From OT Action Yet: Judge

Law360, New York (June 23, 2011, 4:43 PM EDT) -- A federal magistrate judge in Florida on Wednesday gave hundreds of Starbucks Corp. workers a reprieve from the coffee chain's bid to toss them from an overtime collective action, saying they should have more time to respond to discovery requests.

But U.S. Magistrate Judge Lurana S. Snow warned 475 opt-in plaintiffs that they would be dismissed from the suit if they did not meet their discovery obligations by July 18. The company said it had not yet received resumes, job applications and other documents it requested...
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Case Information

Case Title

Hernandez v. Starbucks Coffee Company

Case Number



Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


William P. Dimitrouleas

Date Filed

January 15, 2009

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