Coca-Cola Says Making Workers Do Math No Labor Violation

Law360, New York (March 13, 2012, 7:33 PM EDT) -- A Coca-Cola Enterprises Inc. unit on Monday asked a California federal court to toss a putative class action accusing the company of inaccurately itemizing pay stubs, arguing that requiring employees to do “simple math” doesn't constitute an injury under labor laws.

The suit arose in October, when lead plaintiff Isaias Hernandez sued BCI Coca-Cola Bottling Co. over a new pay stub system that listed overtime pay in two components. Hernandez argues, on behalf of a class of hourly workers, that the new stubs made it difficult...
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