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“What’s her phone number?” and other court-approved discovery requests in workplace class actions

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 13 2014

In the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the war continues over pre-certification access to the personal information of

The EEOC has a cow, and now must raise its beef on appeal

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 29 2014

Earlier this week, a federal district court in Nebraska dealt the EEOC two more blows in addition to its recent trial defeat in EEOC v. JBS USA, LLC

The EEOC “throws a challenge flag” at massive fee award

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 17 2014

The EEOC has launched a "Hail Mary pass" just in time for the NFL's conference championship weekend. On January 16, 2014, the Commission has asked

Ma (Labs) knows bestCalifornia court uses Comcast to reject certification of an off-the-clock claim

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

California is bringing Comcast home - last week, California employers were the beneficiary of some down-home wisdom coming out of San Francisco

Arizona District Court certifies class of lesbian and gay state employees in denial of benefits case

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

On December 23, 2013, in Diaz, et al. V. Brewer, Case No. 09-CV-2402 (D. Ariz. Dec. 23, 2013), the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona

The final chapter in Dukes v. Wal-Mart?

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

As we reported here, following their stinging defeat before the U.S. Supreme Court in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011

Sixth Circuit to consider whether former Dukes plaintiffs’ claims are timely

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

While Wal-Mart scored a major victory for employers in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 131 S. Ct. 2541 (2011), the former class members are

“It’s alive!” the Ninth Circuit affirms a hair-raising punitive award to a Title VII plaintiff who suffered no actual harm

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 1 2013

Here's a question fit for October 31: Can an employer be liable for over $100,000 in punitive damages in a Title VII action, despite a jury award to

Saks puts up its “Dukes”? Judge rules class members too dissimilar in denying class certification

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

Last week, in Till v. Saks Inc., U.S. District Judge Saundra Brown Armstrong of the Northern District of California denied Plaintiffs' motion to

Subjective decision making strikes again class certification denied for lack of commonality and typicality in case involving discretionary selection system for promotions, training, and pay increases

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 9 2013

On September 29, 2013, Chief Judge Sharon Lovelace Blackburn of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama in Bryant, et al. v