9th Circuit Declines To Rehear Opinion Vacating UCL Employment Case

WASHINGTON, D.C. - A Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Sept. 3 declined to rehear a case in which it decertified newspaper workers' California unfair competition law (UCL) class claims, withdrew its previous opinion and issued a new one remanding for reconsideration of commonality and predominance questions in light of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes (Lynn Wang, et al. v. Chinese Daily News Inc., No. 08-55483, 9th Cir.).

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