Geraldo Ortega, et al v. J. B. Hunt Transport

  1. September 14, 2017

    9th Circ. Asked To Rethink Reviving JB Hunt Wage Suit

    J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. urged the Ninth Circuit to rehear its decision vacating a lower court's ruling in a drivers wage class action that certain California wage laws are preempted by the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act, arguing Wednesday that the panel's ruling is at odds with a First Circuit opinion in a similar suit against JBH.

  2. April 04, 2017

    J.B. Hunt Truckers Urge 9th Circ. To Revive Wage Class Action

    J.B. Hunt truck drivers urged the Ninth Circuit during oral arguments Tuesday to revive their decade-old certified class action alleging the company shorts them on wages and rest breaks, arguing the trial court relied on a since-reversed case in finding the claims were preempted by federal law.

  3. November 16, 2016

    Groups Urge 9th Circ. To Dump JB Hunt Truckers' Wage Suit

    The American Trucking Associations and the California Trucking Association asked the Ninth Circuit Wednesday to shut down a long-running proposed class action alleging J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. failed to pay its drivers minimum wage, saying the case threatens to upend national regulatory uniformity for the trucking industry.

  4. October 14, 2016

    JB Hunt Truckers' Wage Suit Not Preempted, 9th Circ. Told

    J.B. Hunt Transport Inc. truck drivers told the Ninth Circuit on Thursday that a California district court improperly expanded federal preemption to snuff out their proposed class action alleging the company failed to pay them minimum wage, insisting that 2014's Dilts v. Penske ruling merits reviving the suit.

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