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California Federal Judge Sends Consolidated Wal-Mart Wage Suit Back To State Court

Mealey's (September 22, 2016, 12:47 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — A California federal judge on Sept. 19 granted a motion requesting remand of a consolidated class complaint accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of various wage violations, finding that Wal-Mart failed to show that the amount in controversy exceeds $5 million and filed an untimely removal (Polo Garcia, et al. v. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., No. 15-5337, C.D. Calif.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 127476).

(Order available. Document #43-161007-003R.)

Eddie Ortiz filed a putative class action complaint against Wal-Mart on Nov. 27, 2013, in the San Mateo...
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