Class Trimmed In Delivery Drivers’ Wage Suit Due To Pending State Suit
(January 26, 2016, 2:03 PM EST) -- KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A Kansas federal judge on Jan. 22 granted a motion by the lead plaintiff in a wage-and-hour dispute to decertify dozens of opt-in plaintiffs who fall within the definition of a class certified in a similar Missouri state action, but rejected the defendant’s motion to dismiss with prejudice (James Hose v. Henry Industries, Inc., No. 13-2490, D. Kan.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 7679).
(Memorandum and order available. Document #43-160205-007Z.)
Henry Industries operates a delivery service for pharmaceutical products. Its drivers are engaged...