Nos. 99-35950, 99-36212.

275 F.3d 797 (2001)

Frank ATONIO; Alan Lew; Curtis Lew; Joaquin Arruiza; Randy Del Fierro; Clarke Kido; Lester Kuramoto, on behalf of themselves and all others similarly situated; Barbara Viernes, as administratrix of the estate of Gene Allen Viernes, Plaintiffs-Appellants, v. WARDS COVE PACKING COMPANY, INC., a foreign corporation; Bumble Bee Seafoods, Inc., a domestic corporation; Columbia Wards Fisheries, Defendants-Appellees.

United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit.

Filed December 26, 2001.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Abraham Arditi, Seattle, Washington, for the plaintiffs-appellants.

Douglas M. Fryer, Seattle, Washington, for the defendants-appellees.

Before: B. FLETCHER, HALL, AND TASHIMA, Circuit Judges.


This appeal is the final chapter in a long saga of trial, appeal, review on certiorari, and remands and again appeals. In a sense the case made new law — Congress disapproving the Supreme Court's interpretation of Title VII in this case changed the law — but explicitly made it inapplicable to further proceedings in this case.1

Justice White's summary in Wards Cove Packing Co. v. Atonio, ...

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