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Seventh Circuit Rejects Rule 67 Deposit Into Court Account as Easier Alternative to Rule 68 Offer of Judgment
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2017

Over the years, Rule 68 offers of judgment have been touted as a means of picking off class representatives and a potentially easy way to terminate a


Time Spent In Post-Shift Security Checks Once Again Held Not Compensable
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

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Court Refuses to Certify Class Due to Lack of Adequacy of Class Counsel
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2017

We’ve commented before in this blog on cases in which courts declined to certify employment actions due to adequacy of class counsel. A recent case


Court Dismisses Class Action Claims Based on Afghanistan Labor Code
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Afghanistan, USA
  • June 28 2017

United States lawsuits involving the law of Afghanistan are uncommon, but it is common for employees to bring suit based on work done abroad


Professional Cheerleader Case Presents Independent Contractor and Joint Employer Lessons
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2017

Unlike, say, mortgage loan officers or computer programmers, the population of professional cheerleaders is relatively small, but an ongoing case


Tenth Circuit affirms refusal to certify sex discrimination class
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

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Ninth Circuit grants 23(f) review of denial of class certification for inadequate representation
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 12 2016

We’re all familiar with the basic requirements of Rule 23(a), with the focus most frequently on the issues of commonality and typicality under Rules


Chipotle Wins One, Loses One, in Wage and Hour Class Litigation
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 3 2017

We’ve commented on numerous occasions about the peculiar paths taken by wage and hour class litigation, particularly with respect to collective


Judges Refuse Certification of Off-the-clock Wage and Hour Cases
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

The Northern District of Illinois has now either decertified or refused to certify two “off the clock” cases involving hourly workers at O’Hare


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