9th Circuit: Trial Court Abused Discretion In Denying Some Classes In Wage Suit
(July 29, 2016, 1:22 PM EDT) -- PASADENA, Calif. — A California district court partially abused its discretion in denying some of the classes proposed by drivers suing their employer for various wage-and-hour violations, a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel ruled July 21 in an unpublished opinion (Roderick Wright, et al. v. Renzenberger, Inc., No. 14-55944, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 13340).
(Memorandum available. Document #43-160805-013Z.)
Roderick Wright, Fernando Olivarez and Marcus Haynes Jr. were employed by Renzenberger Inc. as drivers. They transported railroad crews between and within railroad yards....