Newspaper Carrier Case Could Bolster Class Bids In Calif.

Law360, San Diego (January 31, 2013, 11:18 PM EST) -- The California Supreme Court said Wednesday it will consider whether newspaper carriers for Antelope Valley Newspapers Inc. who conduct their jobs in various ways can be treated as a class if they are subject to a common job policy. A finding for the carriers could make it tougher for companies to defeat class certification bids in employment and consumer matters, experts said.

In September, a California appeals court found that a class of newspaper home delivery carriers who performed their jobs in different ways could be...
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