Conoco Loses Bids For Judgment In Meal Breaks Suit

Law360, New York (May 4, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- ConocoPhillips Co. has lost two bids for summary judgment in a putative class action accusing the oil company of failing to provide meal periods to workers at several California refineries in violation of state labor law.

Judge Philip S. Gutierrez of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Wednesday handed down an order denying ConocoPhillips' motion for summary judgment on the plaintiffs' request for injunctive relief. On Thursday, he denied the oil giant's motion for summary judgment on the timeliness of the...
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