Doe v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 08-55706
In a breach of contract action by employees of foreign suppliers to a U.S. retailer based on a code of conduct included in Defendant's supply contracts specifying labor standards suppliers must meet, the dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where the code of conduct did not create a duty on the part of Defendant to monitor the suppliers, and did not provide Plaintiffs a right of action against Defendant as third-party beneficiaries.
Read Doe v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., No. 08-55706
Argued and Submitted May 8, 2009
Filed July 10, 2009
Opinion by Judge Gould
Terrence P. Collingsworth, Conrad & Scherer, Washington, DC
Dan Stormer, Hadsell & Stormer, Pasadena, CA
James N. Penrod, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, San Francisco, CA
Thomas M. Peterson, Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, San Francisco, CA
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