CVS Workers Near Class Status In Security-Check Pay Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (May 21, 2013, 8:28 PM EDT) -- A California judge indicated Tuesday he will certify a class of more than 40,000 Caremark CVS Corp. workers who allege the drugstore chain stiffed them by not paying them for time spent in security inspections, saying CVS had a uniform classwide compensation policy.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Richard Rico ruled that the security check claim met the commonality requirement for class actions because common issues of fact outweigh any individualized issues. The plaintiffs allege that since 2007, CVS has had a policy of not compensating...
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