Construction worker can't build class action on rest break violations

A former employee at a solar farm in Southern California recently lost his appeal of a trial court's order denying class certification in a wage and hour lawsuit. The California Court of Appeal held that the construction worker wasn't an adequate class representative, his alleged rest break violations weren't suitable for class treatment, and it would be futile to grant permission to substitute another class representative in light of the evidence and the age of the case.

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