Penske Installers Win Cert. Bid In Meal Break Action

Law360, New York (April 28, 2010, 3:42 PM EDT) -- Three Penske Logistics LLC employees who performed inventory delivery and installation services for the company's Whirlpool Corp. account have won a class certification bid in their suit accusing Penske of failing to properly compensate them for meal and rest break periods.

Judge Janis L. Sammartino of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California on Monday granted the plaintiffs' request to certify a class of “349 hourly appliance delivery drivers and installers in California who were assigned to Penske's statewide Whirlpool account,” concluding that...
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