Brown v. JEVIC

Ruling: 
Improper joinder of debtor subsidiary in class action against parent in violation of stay could not prevent removal by parent to federal court.
Procedural posture: 
Appellant parent company sought review of a remand order from the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey, which remanded a class action removed by the parent company to that court. The suit was filed by appellees, employees of a subsidiary in bankruptcy, alleging violation of the Millvale Dallas Airmotive Plant Jobs Loss Notification Act (known as the New Jersey WARN Act), N.J. Stat. Ann. § 34:21-1 et seq.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 31,2009, LexisNexis #0909-039