Starbucks Gets Ex-Barista's Wage Suit Clipped

Law360, New York (May 14, 2013, 7:01 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday trimmed a proposed class action alleging Starbucks Corp. failed to pay proper regular and overtime wages by rounding down the hours employees worked, finding the claims either weren't proven or were time-barred.

U.S. District Judge Michael W. Fitzgerald said wage claims under California's Labor Code are subject to a three-year statute of limitations and that plaintiff Nicole Cummings did not initiate her suit until Dec. 22, 2011.

“Consequently, Ms. Cummings' truncating/rounding claim, as alleged under the Labor Code, is time-barred,”...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Nicole Cummings v. Starbucks Corporation et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Michael W. Fitzgerald

Date Filed

July 24, 2012

Law Firms


UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.