JPMDL Denies Centralization Of 19 Comcast Technician Wage-And-Hour Suits
(June 16, 2016, 9:17 AM EDT) -- WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation on June 2 denied a request by the plaintiffs in 19 separate cases in three California federal courts to centralize their wage-and-hour claims against Comcast Corp. in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California (In Re: Comcast Corp. Employee Wage and Hour Employment Practices Litigation, MDL No. 2710, JPMDL).
(Order denying transfer available. Document #43-160617-011R.)
“Despite the factual commonality among the actions, we are not convinced that centralization is necessary to ensure the...