Calif. OT Law Covers Out-Of-State Workers: 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (December 13, 2011, 4:34 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit ruled Tuesday that out-of-state residents who temporarily work in California can recover unpaid overtime wages under the state’s labor law, setting the stage to resume trial in a putative class action brought by Oracle Corp. software instructors.

After certifying several questions of state law to the California Supreme Court and hearing back in June, a three-judge panel unanimously reversed two parts of a district court's 2006 summary judgment in favor of Oracle, finding instead that California's overtime and unfair competition laws apply to...
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