CVS Workers Lose Class Cert. Bid In Meal Break Suit

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 5:49 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge ruled last week that a proposed class of CVS Caremark Corp. employees suing the pharmacy chain for allegedly forcing managers to work during unpaid breaks failed to show enough evidence to justify class certification.

U.S. District Judge Jesus G. Bernal said the employees were unable to demonstrate on a companywide scale that managerial staff was regularly deprived of meal and rest breaks if they were the only employee working at the time who had access to and authority to use store keys. ...
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Case Information

Case Title

Bhupinder Rai et al v. CVS Caremark Corporation et al

Case Number



California Central

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other


Jesus G. Bernal

Date Filed

October 11, 2012

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