Gau et al v. Hillstone Restaurant Group, Inc.

Filing 38

ORDER IN RE 37 DISCOVERY DISPUTE. Discovery Hearing set for 9/14/2021 02:00 PM. See order for additional deadlines. Signed by Judge Susan van Keulen on 9/9/2021. (svklc1S, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 9/9/2021)

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Case 5:20-cv-08250-SVK Document 38 Filed 09/09/21 Page 1 of 2 1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 2 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 3 4 EDWARD SCOTT GAU, et al., Plaintiffs, 5 8 ORDER IN RE DISCOVERY DISPUTE v. 6 7 Case No. 20-cv-08250-SVK Re: Dkt. No. 37 HILLSTONE RESTAURANT GROUP, INC., Defendant. 9 The Court is in receipt of and has evaluated the Parties’ joint submission regarding 11 United States District Court Northern District of California 10 discovery relating to the impending class certification motion. Dkt. 37. The Court ORDERS as 12 follows: 13 I. Deadlines: 1. 14 Training/service manuals in use by Defendant during the class period to be produced by September 15, 2021. 15 2. 16 Defendant will make its 30(b)6 witness(es) available for deposition no later than September 17, 2021. 17 3. For issues for which the Court requires supplemental filings or additional 18 19 information as provided herein, the deadline is 4 p.m on Friday, September 20 10, 2021. Additional deadlines and the hearing date are set forth below. 21 22 II. 30(b)6 topics 1. Chart of disputed issues. It is unclear from the submission if topics other than 23 the calculation of overtime pay are in dispute. If so, the Parties are to meet and 24 confer immediately regarding any other open issues in the 30(b)6 notice. 25 Following meet and confer efforts, for any topics that remain in dispute, the 26 Parties must prepare a joint chart, in accordance with this Court’s standing 27 order on discovery, that identifies the topic in dispute, a brief summary of each 28 Parties’ position and proposed compromise, and a column for the Court’s Case 5:20-cv-08250-SVK Document 38 Filed 09/09/21 Page 2 of 2 1 ruling. The chart is to be filed on ECF and submitted in word format to 2 no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, September 10, 3 2021. The Parties are to also attach the subject 30(b)6 notice and objections to 4 the chart. 2. 30(b)6 notice in re overtime pay: Defendant is to provide a witness on this 5 topic. 6 7 III. Interrogatory Responses 8 Defendant states, and Plaintiffs do not contradict, that responses are due on 9 September 13, 2021. Accordingly, the Court ORDERS that Defendant’s responses be served no later than NOON on September 13, 2021 and that the Parties meet 11 United States District Court Northern District of California 10 and confer regarding any disputes no later than 5 p.m. on September 13, 2021. If 12 issues other than overtime pay are in dispute, they are to be presented to the Court 13 in the requisite chart format, as noted above, no later than NOON on September 14 14, 2021. The Parties are to attach a copy of the interrogatories and responses to 15 the chart. 16 IV. Belaire-West Notice 17 The Parties are to file a copy of the draft notice, along with interleaved red-lines of 18 the Parties’ proposed changes, clearly indicating which Party is proposing which 19 change. Parties are to be prepared to discuss with the Court at the hearing noted 20 below. 21 V. Hearing 22 The Court will hold a hearing on unresolved issues on September 14, 2021 at 2 23 p.m. via video conference. 24 25 SO ORDERED. Dated: September 9, 2021 26 27 SUSAN VAN KEULEN United States Magistrate Judge 28 2

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