Mealey's Labor & Employment - Calif. Federal Judge Remands Wage Suit, Finds $5M Amount In Controversy Not Met

Mealey's Labor & Employment - Calif. Federal Judge Remands Wage Suit, Finds $5M Amount In Controversy Not Met

SAN JOSE, Calif. - A California federal judge on May 20 remanded a wage-and-hour class complaint, finding that the defendant employers failed to show that the amount in controversy exceeds $5 million (Melvyn Letuligasenoa, et al. v. International Paper Company, et al., No. 13-5272, N.D. Calif.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 69884).

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