Cases & Deals

Ralphs Grocery obtains class-wide settlement in action involving wage hour penalties and allegations of unfair competition

Clients Ralphs Grocery Company

Jones Day represented Ralphs Grocery Company in a putative class action on behalf of thousands of former employees, seeking waiting time penalties and allegations of unfair competition. Jones Day prevailed on behalf of Ralphs Grocery Company before the trial court to limit the statute of limitations to one year. After significant briefing to maneuver the case into the optimal procedural posture, the Court of Appeal denied plaintiff's writ appeal. Jones Day obtained a mutually agreeable class-wide settlement.

Ayvazi v. Ralphs Grocery Company, Case No. 382980 (Super. Ct., Los Angeles Cty., Cal.)