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The wage and hour litigation epidemic continues

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2014

Today, the Federal Judicial Center released the number of wage and hour lawsuits filed in federal courts throughout the country during the 12-month

Horton hears a reversal: the Fifth Circuit overturns the National Labor Relations Board’s controversial D.R. Horton decision

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 4 2013

Employers that want to use traditional bilateral arbitration to resolve employment disputes won an important victory yesterday: the Fifth Circuit

Class arbitration waivers of any "colors" are enforceable

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 20 2013

Is a waiver of class arbitration enforceable in cases where the plaintiff's cost of individually arbitrating her federal statutory claim exceeds her

Early consensus: courts rely on Comcast v. Behrend in refusing to allow wage and hour cases to proceed as class actions

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 24 2013

Did the Supreme Court's decision last month in Comcast v. Behrend make it harder for plaintiffs to pursue wage and hour claims as class actions? An

Genesis of a clearer distinction between class and collective actions? Supreme Court decides Symczyc.

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 16 2013

The Supreme Court issued a groundbreaking ruling today in Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk that brings into clearer focus the fundamental

Saving the anti-hybrid arguments for the certification stage may be the "superior" way to defeat a state law wage-hour claim

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 15 2013

We have long argued that the best path for defeating a hybrid state law wage and hour claim is not through a motion to dismiss but by making a strong

With the speed of broadband--Supreme Court applies Comcast to wage and hour case

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 2 2013

In a post last week, we predicted that the Supreme Court's opinion in Comcast v. Behrend would have "monumental" implications for wage and hour class

Did the earth just move? Comcast suggests individual damage calculations prevent class certification

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2013

Is a class action permitted if each class member's damages would have to be proven separately rather than measured on a class-wide basis? The Supreme

Behind the "magic-8 ball": Supreme Court hears argument in Sutter

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 25 2013

Can an employer that has agreed to arbitrate "all disputes" with its employees be required to participate in "class arbitration," even if its

Fourth Circuit tells wage and hour plaintiffs to put up with Dukes

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2013

Since the Supreme Court decided Dukes v. Wal-Mart in June 2011, litigants have wrestled over its impact on wage-hour class and collective actions