Conoco Workers Renew Class Cert. Bid In OT Suit

Law360 (April 17, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The individual plaintiffs in a proposed class action against ConocoPhillips Co. for allegedly failing to provide meal periods to workers at several California refineries have filed a renewed motion for class certification after their initial motion was denied because of a conflict of interest with class counsel.

The three named plaintiffs lodged the renewed motion Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, writing that certification was appropriate because they retained separate counsel from their union, United Steelworkers, which is also a...
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