Autozone Workers Fail To Win Cert. In Massive Mileage Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (August 13, 2015, 8:54 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Thursday tentatively refused to certify a class of 26,000 Golden State Autozone employees who claim they weren't fully reimbursed for mileage, saying the plaintiffs' evidence doesn't establish the auto part chain's liability and their claims aren't susceptible to common proof.

Named plaintiff Nicole Downey alleges Autozone stiffed employees that had to use their personal vehicles to run errands for the store, such as interstore product transfers and bank runs for deposits. Although the store is legally obligated to compensate the workers for those driven miles, the workers were only given a "randomly and arbitrarily" determined low reimbursement...

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