Mealey's Labor & Employment - Massachusetts Federal Judge Sends Wage-And-Hour Class Action Back To State Court

Mealey's Labor & Employment - Massachusetts Federal Judge Sends Wage-And-Hour Class Action Back To State Court

WORCESTER, Mass. - A Massachusetts federal judge on March 28 sent a wage-and-hour class complaint filed by a retail store manager back to state court, finding that the Class Action Fairness Act's (CAFA) local controversy exception applied (David Premo, et al. v. Family Dollar Stores of Massachusetts, Inc., et al., No. 13-11279, D. Mass.; 2014 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 42069).

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