UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA -- FRESNO DIVISION
February 1, 2011
ROBERTO MEDRANO AND ALBERTO LANDA, PLAINTIFFS,
GENCO SUPPLY CHAIN SOLUTIONS AKA GENCO DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS AND GENCO, INC.; RICHARD HAMLIN; AND DOES 1 THROUGH 100, INCLUSIVE, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Lawrence J. O'NeillUNITED States District Judge
ORDER ADOPTING FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS (Docket Nos. 8, 22)
On July 9, 2010, Plaintiffs Roberto Medrano ("Medrano") and Alberto Landa ("Landa") (collectively "Plaintiffs") filed a complaint in Fresno Superior Court against Genco I, Inc. ("Genco") (erroneously sued as "Genco Supply Chain Solutions"), and Richard Hamlin ("Hamlin"), the Facility Manager at Genco, alleging various violations of the California Fair Employment and Housing Act, codified at California Government Code § 12000, et. seq.*fn1 Genco removed the action from state court on August 27, 2010. (Doc.1) On September 24, 2010, Plaintiffs filed a Motion to Remand the case to state court. (Doc. 8.)
On January 11, 2011, the Magistrate Judge issued Findings and Recommendations that (1) the third-party sexual harassment claim against Defendant Hamlin be DISMISSED without prejudice; (2) Plaintiffs' Motion for Remand be DENIED; and (3) Plaintiffs' request for attorneys' fees be DENIED. The Findings and Recommendations were served on all parties and contained notice that any objections were to be filed within twenty (20) days. No objections were filed.
In accordance with the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 636 (b)(1)(c), this Court has conducted a de novo review of the case. Having carefully reviewed the entire file, including the objections, the Court finds that the Findings and Recommendations are supported by the record and proper analysis.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The Findings and Recommendations dated January 11, 2011, are ADOPTED IN FULL;
2. The Third-Party Harassment Claim against Hamlin is DISMISSED;
2. Plaintiffs' Motion for Remand is DENIED; and
3. Plaintiffs' Request for Attorneys Fees is DENIED.
IT IS SO ORDERED.