Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Tween Brands' Employees' Wage-And-Hour Claims Will Remain In Federal Court

LOS ANGELES - A California federal judge on April 22 declined to remand a wage-and-hour class complaint filed by a former employee of a clothing retailer, finding that the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) amount-in-controversy requirement was met by just one of the class claims (Pa'Sha Jones, et al. v. Tween Brands, Inc., et al., No. 14-1631, C.D. Calif.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 56003).

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