9th Circuit: Meal And Rest Break Class Suit Belongs In Federal Court
(April 12, 2016, 2:54 PM EDT) -- PASADENA, Calif. — A Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on April 4 reversed a district court’s decision that a class complaint over an employer’s alleged failure to provide meal and rest breaks belongs in state, not federal, court (Daniel Branch, et al. v. PM Realty Group, L.P., No. 15-5520, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 6148).
(Memorandum available. Document #43-160415-006Z.)
Daniel Branch filed a class complaint against PM Realty Group LP (PMRG) in the Los Angeles County Superior Court, alleging violations of California’s Labor...