Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Costco Removes Wage-And-Hour Class Suit To Federal Court

Mealey's Litigation Procedure - Costco Removes Wage-And-Hour Class Suit To Federal Court

SAN DIEGO - Costco Wholesale Corp. on May 7 removed a class complaint that was filed in the San Diego County Superior Court by pharmacists and managers alleging various wage violations to the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California, asserting original jurisdiction under the Class Action Fairness Act, original jurisdiction under 28 U.S. Code Section 1332(a)(1) and removal jurisdiction under 28 U.S. Code Sections 1441(a) and 1446 (Paula Dittmar, et al. v. Costco Wholesale Corporation, et al., No. 14-1156, S.D. Calif.).

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