JOSEPH et al v. QUALITY DINING, INC.
OPINION/ORDER THAT DEFENDANTS' MOTION TO DISMISS IS GRANTED. THE CLERK SHALL MARK THIS CASE CLOSED. SIGNED BY HONORABLE JEFFREY L. SCHMEHL ON 3/21/17. 3/21/17 ENTERED AND COPIES E-MAILED.(ky, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
STEPHANIE JOSEPH and RYAN
RUTHERFORD, on behalf of themselves and
similarly situated employees,
QUALITY DINING, INC., and GRAYLING
AND NOW, this 21st day of March, 2017, upon consideration of Defendants’
Motion to Dismiss (Doc. #9), and all supporting and opposing papers, after argument
held, and for reasons more fully stated in the accompanying memorandum opinion, it is
hereby ORDERED as follows:
1. Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss is GRANTED.
2. If Plaintiffs wish to pursue their claims, they must do so in arbitration
under the FAA, 9 U.S.C. §§ 3-4, as set forth in their arbitration agreements
and incorporated rules; further, they must do so individually and are not
entitled to proceed as a class or as representatives thereof.
3. The Clerk shall mark this case closed.
4. To the extent the sixteen opt-in plaintiffs have asserted any claims as
putative class members, their claims are dismissed without prejudice.
BY THE COURT:
/s/ Jeffrey L. Schmehl
Jeffrey L. Schmehl, J.
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