R&L Truckers' Wages Class Action Gets Green Light

Law360, New York (November 20, 2012, 7:55 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Monday said allegations that R&L Carriers Inc. failed to pay full wages to truck drivers and denied them breaks were not preempted by federal transportation law, allowing the truckers to continue most of their case as a class.

U.S. District Judge Claudia Wilken denied R&L's bid for partial summary judgment, finding against the company's argument that California state wage and hour law claims from a proposed class of truck drivers should be thrown out under part of the Federal Aviation Administration...
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Case Title

Mendez v. R+L Carriers, Inc. et al


Case Number

4:11-cv-02478

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

Judge

Claudia Wilken

Date Filed

May 20, 2011

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