McDonald’s Files Petition To Appeal Certification Order In Wage Lawsuit
Mealey's (August 3, 2016, 1:11 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — McDonald’s Corp. on July 21 filed a petition asking the Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals to review a case in which a federal judge certified a putative class of 851 current and former employees alleging wage-and-hour violations at five restaurants operated by a McDonald’s franchisee (Stephanie Ochoa, et al. v. McDonald’s Corp., et al., No. 16-80096, 9th Cir.).
(Petition available. Document #98-160809-039B.)
In an Aug. 1 response, the plaintiffs say the ruling does not warrant Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23(f) review,...