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Employees Entitled to 2 Hours Per Day for Meal & Rest Break Violations

In Meal and Rest Breaks, Remand on August 17, 2010 at 6:00 am
Meal break in the bush
Image by dybarber via Flickr

Judge George H. King of the Central District denied plaintiff’s remand motion in Lara v. Trimac Transportation Services (Western) Inc., No. CV 10-4280-GHK (JCx), 2010 WL 3119366 (C.D. Cal. Aug. 6, 2010).

Plaintiff Miguel Lara’s (“Plaintiff”) brought a motion to remand on the grounds that Defendant Trimac Transportation Services (Western) Inc. (“Defendant”) failed to satisfy the amount in controversy requirement for diversity jurisdiction.  The court stated the amount in controversy requirement as follows: Read the rest of this entry »