Rittmann et al v. Amazon.com Inc et al

Filing 82

MINUTE ORDER dismissing as moot plaintiffs' 78 Motion for Reconsideration ; denying plaintiffs' 80 Motion for Reconsideration by U.S. District Judge John C Coughenour.(RS)

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THE HONORABLE JOHN C. COUGHENOUR 1 2 3 4 5 6 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF WASHINGTON AT SEATTLE 7 8 9 BERNADEAN RITTMANN, et al., 10 11 Plaintiffs, CASE NO. C16-1554-JCC MINUTE ORDER v. 12 AMAZON.COM, INC., et al., 13 Defendants. 14 15 16 17 The following Minute Order is made by direction of the Court, the Honorable John C. Coughenour, United States District Judge: This matter comes before the Court on Plaintiffs’ motion for reconsideration and for 18 permission to file second amended complaint (Dkt. No. 80). Plaintiffs move the Court to 19 (1) reconsider its previous order staying the case (Dkt. No. 77), (2) permit Plaintiffs to file a 20 second amended complaint, and (3) rule that Plaintiffs’ newly filed Private Attorney General Act 21 (PAGA) claim is not subject to the stay and permit Plaintiffs to transfer the claim to this Court 22 and pursue it as part of this case. (Dkt. No. 80.) 23 Under the Local Civil Rules, “[m]otions for reconsideration are disfavored.” LCR 24 7(h)(1). “The court will ordinarily deny such motions in the absence of a showing of manifest 25 error in the prior ruling or a showing of new facts or legal authority which could not have been 26 brought to its attention earlier with reasonable diligence.” Id. Plaintiffs have not met this MINUTE ORDER C16-1554-JCC PAGE - 1 1 standard. The motion for reconsideration (Dkt. No. 80) is therefore DENIED. The previous 2 motion for reconsideration, which was filed in excess of the page limits imposed by the Local 3 Civil Rules (Dkt. No. 78) is DISMISSED AS MOOT. 4 Plaintiffs are hereby given permission to file their second amended complaint. Plaintiffs 5 may add their PAGA claim to the second amended complaint. However, the case will remain 6 stayed per the Court’s previous order. (Dkt. No. 77.) 7 8 DATED this 19th day of April 2017. 9 William M. McCool Clerk of Court 10 /s/Paula McNabb Deputy Clerk 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 MINUTE ORDER C16-1554-JCC PAGE - 2

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