Google Can't Nix Previously 'Implausibly Broad' Wage Suit

Law360 (February 12, 2020, 7:31 PM EST) -- A whittled-down proposed class action against Google LLC and staffing agency Vaco Technology Services LLC survived a dismissal bid Wednesday, when a California federal judge ruled that proposed subclasses previously labeled “impossibly broad” had been sufficiently narrowed.

U.S. District Judge Beth Labson Freeman rejected Google’s argument that the subclass definitions were “amorphous” or based on “imprecise job duties,” finding that the definitions are not so vague that Google and Vaco can’t prepare a response or participate in precertification discovery.

“Although plaintiff has used job duties rather than job titles to define the subclasses, the court believes the subclasses are sufficiently definite...

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