Mealey's Litigation Procedure - 9th Circuit: Craft Store Managers' Overtime Class Suit Belongs In Federal Court

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - 9th Circuit: Craft Store Managers' Overtime Class Suit Belongs In Federal Court

PASADENA, Calif. - A Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on Feb. 18 reversed an order remanding a wage-and-hour class complaint to state court after finding that the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) amount-in-controversy requirement was met (P. Rea, et al. v. Michaels Stores Inc., No. 14-55008, 9th Cir.; 2014 U.S. App. LEXIS 2928).

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