OfficeMax Workers Lose Class Bid In Meal, Rest Break Suit

Law360, New York (November 6, 2012, 3:22 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday denied a class certification bid from current and former OfficeMax Inc. employees who allege the retailer denied them meal and rest breaks, ruling that the workers' claims would be better resolved individually.

U.S. District Judge James V. Selna said evidence presented by OfficeMax and lead plaintiffs Mauricio Gonzalez and William Minter Jr. — who alleged that the retailer failed to provide required breaks to its hourly workers — showed that employees' meal and rest period experiences differed based on the...
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Case Title

William Minter Jr v. Officemax, Inc. et al


Case Number

2:07-cv-04839

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

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James V. Selna

Date Filed

July 25, 2007


Case Title

Mauricio Gonzalez v. Officemax North America Inc et al


Case Number

8:07-cv-00452

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

Judge

James V. Selna

Date Filed

April 24, 2007

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