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United Must Face Workers’ California Wage Statement Lawsuits (1)

Feb. 2, 2021, 6:13 PMUpdated: Feb. 2, 2021, 10:56 PM

Groups of United Airlines Inc. pilots and flight attendants can pursue their claims that the company’s wage statements don’t comply with California law, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled Tuesday.

Application of California Labor Code §226 in separate class actions doesn’t violate the dormant commerce clause because the law doesn’t result in the direct regulation of interstate commerce, the appeals court said. And United failed to show that any burden on interstate commerce outweighs the law’s local benefits, the court said.

The Ninth Circuit in a separate unpublished ruling Tuesday ...