ConocoPhillips Meal Break Class Survives Cert. Challenge

Law360, New York (March 7, 2012, 2:39 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday nixed a challenge to a decision certifying a class of ConocoPhillips workers in a meal break case, rejecting the company's claim that the order should be revisited in light of a Ninth Circuit ruling from September.

U.S. District Judge Philip Gutierrez denied ConocoPhillips' motion for reconsideration of the Oct. 27 order granting the plaintiffs' renewed motion for class certification. The class certification issue in this case has already been considered by the Ninth Circuit, which in January 2010 reversed a...
To view the full article, register now.