Cohen v. Swisher Hygiene, Inc. et al

Filing 15

ORDER Consolidating Cases for Trial. All further pleadings to be docketed to: 3:12-cv-216. Member Case: 3:12-cv-221, 3:12-cv-256 to be administratively closed. Signed by Senior Judge Graham Mullen on 5/18/2012. (blf)

UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA CHARLOTTE DIVISION CIVIL ACTION NO.: 3:12-cv-216 NORMAN RUSSELL, Individually and on Behalf of All Other Persons Similarly Situated, Plaintiffs, v. SWISHER HYGIENE, INC., STEVEN R. BERRARD, and MICHAEL KIPP, Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ORDER THIS MATTER is before the Court on the Consent Motion to Consolidate Related Cases. For good cause shown, the Motion is GRANTED. The Court orders as follows: 1. The matters of Birch v. Swisher Hygiene, Inc., No. 3:12-cv-221-FDW-DCK and Cohen v. Swisher Hygiene, Inc., No. 3:12-cv-256-FDW-DSC are hereby consolidated with the instant matter, Russel v. Swisher Hygiene, Inc., No. 3:12-cv216-GCM. 2. The consolidated matter is hereby assigned to Senior United States District Court Judge Graham C. Mullen because the Russell case was the first-filed. 3. The consolidated matter is hereby referred to United States Magistrate Judge David C. Keesler. IT IS SO ORDERED. Signed: May 18, 2012