“In August, the jurist denied a proposed settlement on the grounds that the amount was too low. At the time, Judge Koh said defendants should ‘pay their fair share’ for suppressing wages through alleged non-compete hiring clauses, supposedly agreed upon through unofficial email correspondence,” Campbell reports. “Attorneys representing the Silicon Valley class pushed Judge Koh to agree to the terms, noting employees may not get anything if and when the trial moves to appeal. As such, Thursday’s filing said Judge Koh ‘dismissed the parties’ analysis of the trial risks, suggesting that, unless the settlement was larger, the court had — in its own words — ‘wasted years on this case.””
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MacDailyNews Take: Wait, there were “wasted years” in a courtroom presided over by Judge Lucy Koh?
Say it ain’t so.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Lynn Weiler” for the heads up.]
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