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California Supreme Court (!) issues strong pro-defense wage and hour class action decision

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 30 2014

“Depending on the nature of the claimed exemption and the facts of a particular case, a misclassification claim has the potential to raise numerous

California district court rejects class action settlement due to fee, enhancement, and other issues

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 27 2014

Meals on airlines have all but disappeared for anyone other than those in first class, but the company Sky Chefs contends on its website that it

Eighth Circuit affirms summary judgment on overtime claims for class of tax professionals

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 22 2014

Relatively few FLSA cases are certified and then reach a court of appeals on the merits, but that recently happened before the Eight Circuit

West Virginia district court refuses to certify fail safe class

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 16 2014

It's not uncommon to see putative classes pleaded in terms of the violation of a specific statute, such as "all managers misclassified as exempt by

Florida District Court rejects ERISA claims premised on alleged FLSA violations

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 9 2014

Plaintiffs in most class and collective actions try to plead their claims in such a way as to exert the maximum pressure against the employer. In

Ninth Circuit reverses district court’s refusal to certify age discrimination class

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

The most famous, if fictional, San Francisco police Inspector was, of course, Inspector Harry Callahan of the Dirty Harry succession of Clint

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

Tenth Circuit criticizes district court for permitting “death by discovery” in dispute over arbitrability

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 25 2014

The purpose of arbitration is to resolve disputes more quickly and inexpensively than litigation. It's getting less difficult to enforce such

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