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State Supreme Court applies Dukes to Louisiana class actions
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

In Price v. Martin, et al., No. 2011-C-0853 (La. 120611), the Supreme Court of Louisiana granted certiorari to determine whether the lower courts had correctly applied the standards for analyzing class action certification set forth in La. Code Civ. Proc. art. 591


Louisiana ends 2011 with more jobs
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

At the end of 2011, Louisiana’s 6.4 percent jobless rate was down from the 6.5 percent November rate and the 7.2 percent figure in December 2010


Louisiana leads nation in improper unemployment payments
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

According to recent data released by the U.S. Department of Labor, Louisiana had the highest rate of improper unemployment insurance payments in 2011


Immigration status verification laws
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

Governor Bobby Jindal signed into law a bill passed by the state Legislature targeted at discouraging the employment of unauthorized alien workers


Unemployment compensation experience rating records
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • March 27 2012

This new post-Katrina and post-oil spill legislation amends R.S. 23:1533 to provide an additional exception regarding unemployment benefit payments that are not charged to an employer’s experience rating