California Federal Judge Denies Wal-Mart’s Appeal Motion In Drivers’ Wage Suit
(August 10, 2015, 1:17 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge on July 21 denied a motion by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. and Wal-Mart Transportation LLC (collectively, Wal-Mart) to certify an interlocutory appeal, finding Wal-Mart’s questions of law to be “over-broad, argumentative and untethered” (Charles Ridgeway, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., et al., No. 08-5221, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94981).
A group of truck drivers based out of five different Wal-Mart distribution centers in California filed a class complaint against Wal-Mart on behalf of approximately 800...