Bonner v. Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC

Filing 14

ORDER signed by Senior Judge William B. Shubb on 7/6/2017 GRANTING 6 Motion to Change Venue; TRANSFERRING this case to the United States District Court for the Northern District of California; DENYING 4 Motion to Dismiss as moot. CASE CLOSED. (Michel, G.)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 ----oo0oo---- 11 12 13 JINETRA BONNER, individually, on behalf of herself and all others similarly situated, Plaintiffs, 14 15 16 17 18 19 CIV. NO. 2:17-00936 WBS DB ORDER RE: MOTION TO DISMISS AND MOTION TO TRANSFER VENUE v. TESORO REFINING & MARKETING COMPANY LLC; a Delaware Limited Liability Company; and DOES 1 through 100, inclusive, Defendants. 20 21 22 ----oo0oo---Plaintiff Jinetra Bonner brought this putative class 23 action against defendant Tesoro Refining & Marketing Company LLC, 24 alleging state and federal employment law violations. 25 court is defendant’s Motion to dismiss and plaintiff’s Motion to 26 transfer venue to the United States District Court for the 27 Northern District of California. 28 filed a statement of non-opposition to plaintiff’s Motion to (Docket Nos. 4, 6.) 1 Before the Defendant 1 transfer and consented to plaintiff’s request to have the case 2 transferred to the Northern District of California. 3 10.) 4 plaintiff’s claims on June 28, 2017. (Docket No. The court signed a stipulated dismissal of some of 5 (Docket No. 12.) “For the convenience of parties and witnesses, a district 6 court may transfer any civil action . . . to any district or 7 division to which all parties have consented.” 8 1404(a). 9 represent that the Northern District will be more convenient 28 U.S.C. § All parties consent to transfer this action and 10 because the parties, witnesses, and evidence are in the Northern 11 District, and because a related action was filed first in the 12 Northern District. 13 Co. LLC, Case No. 3:17-cv-123-JST (N.D. Cal.). 14 See Azpeitia v. Tesoro Refining & Marketing IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that plaintiff’s Motion to 15 transfer venue to the Northern District of California (Docket No. 16 6) be, and the same hereby is, GRANTED. 17 IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that defendant’s Motion to 18 dismiss (Docket No. 4) be, and the same hereby is, DENIED AS 19 MOOT. 20 Dated: July 6, 2017 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 2

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