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Court rejects pseudo-expert reports and refuses to certify off-the-clock case

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

Off-the-clock cases involving call centers have been in vogue for a number of years despite lingering issues regarding whether they can truly be

Sixth Circuit refuses to uphold collective action waiver absent arbitration

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 11 2014

My working title for this blog was "collective action grab bag," concerning the recent Sixth Circuit case in Killion v. KeHE Distributors, LLC, Case

Second Circuit finds auditors exempt and endorses limits on class discovery

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

While the number of class or collective action lawsuits has exploded, decisions from Circuit Courts of Appeal, particularly on procedural issues, are

Arizona district court rejects joint employer arguments in independent contractor case alleging misclassification of truck drivers

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 21 2014

A month ago we discussed the Ninth Circuit's decision in Ruiz v. Affinity Logistics Corp., Case No. 12-56589 (9th Cir. June 16, 2014), in which the

California District Court rejects shotgun attacks on arbitration agreements

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 14 2014

Alright, we all know in the wake of Italian Colors, Concepcion, and now many other cases that the presumption of arbitrability isn’t just a doctrine

Interns win one, lose one, in having misclassification cases conditionally certified in New York

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 18 2014

There has been a great deal of coverage involving litigation by interns against various media and entertainment companies in New York

First Circuit rejects equitable tolling in class action arising out of plant closing

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 17 2014

A luggage plant in France closes in 2007, so a class action suit for French post-termination benefits is brought against a former investor in

Bankruptcy court dismisses class action DFR complaint involving airline merger

  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 12 2014

One deliberately ironic facet of the 2004 film Howard Hughes bio-pic The Aviator (the one with Leonardo DiCaprio) is the fact that the airlines

Ninth Circuit narrowly upholds class settlement in misclassification case

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

We've commented several times recently on the increasing scrutiny courts are giving to class action settlements generally, and to attorney fee awards

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