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Unanimous Supreme Court finds security screening time NOT compensable
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 9 2014

Security screening has become more common over the past decade, both to promote security for some employers and to deter employee theft for others. A


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


Fifth Circuit upholds unsupervised release of FLSA claims
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2012

Do you remember the movie “Spring Break ’83”?


Fourth Circuit rejects EEOC expert report riddled with errors
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 18 2015

We’ve written before on the questionable statistics used by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in other cases, and a recent


California district court rejects yet another class settlement
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2014

In yet another decision rejecting a settlement of an employment class action, the Northern District of California refused to approve a settlement of


Sixth Circuit remands Memphis Title VII disparate impact case, yet again
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2014

It’s hard not to feel sorry for the residents of Memphis, Tennessee. Depending on which source you consult, its violent crime rate hovers between


California Appellate Court rejects class action settlement due to excessive attorney fees
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 19 2014

Pigs get fat and hogs get slaughtered, so the saying goes. As we’ve noted before on Oct. 7, June 5, and Dec. 18, courts are starting to examine


California district court rejects proposed class action settlement
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2013

It is axiomatic that the class action vehicle exists for the benefit of the claimants. An inherent conflict of interest may arise between the class


Massachusetts court refuses to certify case involving alleged independent contractor misclassification
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2014

The United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts recently issued a case involving the straight-forward application of the Supreme


Sixth Circuit affirms opt-in requirement for lead FLSA collective action plaintiffs
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2012

One of the consequences of the rise of Fair Labor Standards Act litigation, particularly in the collective action context, has been an increase in the number of circuit court decisions addressing FLSA procedural issues