The opinion of the court was delivered by: Sandra M. Snyder United States Magistrate Judge
CLASS ACTION JOINT STIPULATION TO CONTINUE SCHEDULING CONFERENCE AND ORDER THEREON
Date Action Filed: September 17, 2009
THIS STIPULATION is hereby entered into by and between Plaintiff Michael Gong-Chun ("Plaintiff") and Defendant Aetna Life Insurance Company ("Defendant") (collectively referred to as the "Parties"), by and through their respective counsel of record.
WHEREAS, on September 17, 2009, Plaintiff filed a putative wage and hour class action in Superior Court of California, Fresno County (the "Superior Court") on his own behalf and on behalf of all other persons similarly situated;
WHEREAS, Plaintiff pleaded class allegations for Defendant's failure to provide meal periods, failure to timely pay all wages upon termination, failure to timely pay wages during employment, and violation of California's Unfair Competition Laws;
WHEREAS, on November 12, 2009, Defendant removed the action from the Superior Court to this Court;
WHEREAS, on or about November 13, 2009, this Court ordered the Parties to attend a formal Scheduling Conference on January 14, 2010, and file a Joint Scheduling Report one full week prior to the Scheduling Conference;
WHEREAS, the Parties met and conferred on December 17, 2009 and agreed to do the following:
a) Attend an early mediation with Antonio Piazza on March 18, 2010;
b) Exchange informal discovery for the mediation;
c) Serve formal written discovery;
d) Serve deposition notices with appearance dates to be set by notice within 30 days after the mediation or by ...