Boeing Seeks To Block Cert. In Programmers' Wage Case

Law360, Los Angeles (December 12, 2011, 8:22 PM EST) -- Attorneys for The Boeing Co. asked a California federal judge on Monday to nix certification for a putative class of about 275 programmers who claim the aerospace giant violated state wage rules, saying common questions of fact don't predominate in the case.

“Plaintiff is attempting to certify as a class a broad group that cuts across many classes and serves a wide variety of businesses,” Boeing’s attorney Daniel Fears told U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney at a hearing on the company’s motion to deny certification...
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