California Supreme Court Watch

Aug 17, 2016
#16-286 Troester v. Starbucks Corp., S234969

#16-286 Troester v. Starbucks Corp., S234969. (9th Circ. No. 14-55530; nonpublished order; Central District of California; 2:12-cv-07677-GAF-PJW.) Request under California Rules of Court, rule 8.548, that this court decide a question of California law presented in a matter pending in the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The question presented is: Does the federal Fair Labor Standard Act’s de minimis doctrine, as stated in Anderson v. Mt. Clemens Pottery Co., 328 U.S. 680, 692 (1946) and Lindow v. United States, 738 F.2d 1057, 1063 (9th Cir. 1984), apply to claims for unpaid wages under California Labor Code sections 510, 1194, and 1197?

Review granted: 08/17/2016 | Oral argument: 05/01/2018

See the Ninth Circuit request for decision under Cal. Rules of Court, rule 8.548