Class Certification Bid Nixed In SkyWest Suit

Law360, New York (September 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge in California has struck down a request to certify five classes that could have included thousands of current and former SkyWest Airlines Inc. employees, in a lawsuit that accuses the air carrier of illegal employment practices and unfair business practices.

On Aug. 30, U.S. District Judge Dana M. Sabraw denied plaintiff and former SkyWest employee Tina Blackwell's bid for class certification, holding that the individual issues that would apply to the plaintiffs in the case would be unique and could not justify class...
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