Exxon Defeats Calif. Plant Workers' OT Class Action

Law360, Los Angeles (May 22, 2012, 4:47 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Tuesday threw out a putative class action accusing Exxon Mobil Corp. of labor code violations for failing to pay overtime to workers at a Las Flores Canyon, Calif., plant, saying a union agreement bars the employees' claims.

Judge Mark V. Mooney of California Superior Court in Los Angeles County told an attorney for gas and oil facility operators George Vranish Jr. and Steve Teague that a collective bargaining agreement providing for seven continuous 12-hour workdays followed by seven days off with no...
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