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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

California district court rejects FLSA settlement due to 78 fee award

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 18 2013

Without settlements, class action litigation would likely grind the work of our nation’s courts to a halt. One impediment, however, to settlement in

New York district court grants summary judgment against FLSA class of insurance claims adjusters

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 25 2013

In a number of cases, the plaintiffs' strategy in collective active litigation under the Fair Labor Standards Act may fall into a familiar pattern:

California state and federal courts renew their attacks on arbitration agreements

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2013

In 1991, Sega introduced the video character Sonic the Hedgehog. Sonic became insanely popular, spawning several generations of videogames that are

Employers win some, lose some, in California cases started prior to Dukes

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 30 2013

Despite blockbuster cases like Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011), and Brinker Rest. Corp. v. Superior Court, 273 P.3d 513, 527

Fourth Circuit argues with itself over Dukes' application

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 24 2013

While commentators can, and often do, debate fine points regarding the technical elements of a class action claim, the result in a given case is

Multiple courts criticize EEOC behavior in class cases

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 7 2013

Over the last 5 years, the EEOC has become increasingly aggressive in the bringing and pursuit of broad initiatives and, in particular, class

Indiana district courts finds private equity firm potentially liable in WARN class action

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 1 2013

This seems to be the month for class action cases presenting unusual issues in combination. Last week we wrote about a class action disparate impact