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California district court rejects overtime settlement over $50,000 incentive awards

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2014

Large incentive awards continue to jeopardize class action settlements. We wrote on February 14 about recent cases in which Circuit Courts rejected

Fourth Circuit affirms sanctions against the EEOC in action fraught with delays

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 7 2014

Many employers who have dealt with the EEOC in large cases suffer frustration over inexplicable delays combined with at times unreasonable requests

Eleventh Circuit refuses to enforce post-suit arbitration agreements based upon employer misconduct

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 4 2014

The British have a phrase "too clever by half" to describe complex schemes that ultimately won't work. We all know from cases such as Concepcion

Sixth Circuit holds that duty to arbitrate survives expiration of employment contract, requires individual arbitration

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 28 2014

With the Supreme Court having issued a series of decisions overruling many of the roadblocks to the enforcement of arbitration agreements in the

Supreme Court accepts certiorari in security screening case

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2014

We've written at least twice now on class actions arising out of time spent by employees going through security lines, primarily at the end of their

Washington (state) district court dismisses putative ADA class action

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

As we’ve commented before, disability claims are particularly poor fodder for class actions. Unlike other protected traits, there are often threshold

Does D.R. Horton apply arbitration agreements without a class action waiver?

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2014

Our sister blog, Employment Law Spotlight, recently reported on the decision of an NLRB administrative law judge regarding the legality of an

The Supreme Court’s Sandifer decision and collective actions

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 5 2014

Last week, the Supreme Court decided the case of Sandifer v. United States Steel Corp., Case No. 12-417 (Jan. 27, 2014), addressing donning and

California District Court disqualifies class counsel for conflict of interest

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 15 2014

Is more of a good thing a better thing? In some contexts, not, as reflected by a recent case from the Northern District of California. In Lou v. Ma

California courts deny certification in wage and hour cases based on claim that employer “should have known” of unpaid time

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 10 2014

Back in October, we reviewed a number of California cases that, for the most part, denied certification in cases in which certification would have