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Job Applicants Can’t Consolidate Waffle House Class Actions

Law360, New York (October 26, 2017, 8:58 PM EDT) -- A Florida federal judge has ruled that a group of job applicants in their proposed class action against Waffle House Inc. and a public-record website may intervene in another job-applicant group’s earlier and similar action, but he refused to consolidate the two cases and instead sent the earlier case to arbitration.

U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton on Wednesday granted job applicants Alex Holt and William Jones’ Aug. 28 motion to let Holt intervene in the Jones action involving the restaurant chain’s allegedly secretive background checks...
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Case Title

Jones v. Waffle House, Inc. et al


Case Number

6:15-cv-01637

Court

Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

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Roy B. Dalton, Jr.

Date Filed

October 1, 2015


Case Title

Holt et al v. Waffle House, Inc. et al


Case Number

6:17-cv-00693

Court

Florida Middle

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

Judge

Roy B. Dalton, Jr.

Date Filed

April 17, 2017

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