October 18, 2017: Written by Joseph G. Harraka, Jr., Esq. and Anthony J. Vizzoni, Esq.
Third Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Truckers' State Wage Class Action Claims Not Preempted by Federal Law
The Third Circuit Court of Appeals in Alejandro Lupian, et al. v. Joseph Cory Holdings, LLC recently held that a class action brought by plaintiff truck drivers who alleged that expenses were improperly deducted from their wages by the defendant motor carrier could proceed and the action was not preempted by the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (the “FAAAA”)