9th Circ. Revives Cinemark Workers' Wage Suit

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 3:25 PM EST) -- A Ninth Circuit panel refused Thursday to toss an appeal by Cinemark workers seeking to revive their putative wage class action, finding the appeals court maintained jurisdiction despite the settlement of some claims and reversing the lower court’s dismissal.

Cinemark and Century Theaters had sought to dismiss allegations that workers received incorrect wage statements, citing the U.S. Supreme Court's 2017 decision in Microsoft Corp. v. Baker that appellate courts cannot consider cases that have been voluntarily dismissed. (AP) Movie theater chain Cinemark USA Inc. and Century...
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Case Title

Silken Brown v. Cinemark USA, Inc., et al


Case Number

16-15377

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3790 Other Labor Litigation

Date Filed

March 8, 2016

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