UPS Drivers Denied Class Cert. In Sock Action

Law360, New York (August 23, 2011, 3:45 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday denied class certification for UPS Inc. drivers claiming the delivery company didn't reimburse them for the cost of required socks featuring the company's logo.

In denying class certification, U.S. District Judge S. James Otero found that named plaintiff Laura Gallardo had failed to show that UPS had a systemwide policy that required all drivers to wear logo socks whenever they wore shorts. The judge also found that Gallardo failed to show that the policy implemented at the Cerritos, Calif., facility...
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