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Court Dismisses Disparate Impact Class Claims Due to Limited EEOC Charge
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

Disparate impact cases are different in kind from the far more common disparate treatment claims that are the staple of single-plaintiff


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


Ohio District Court denies conditional certification in FLSA case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 18 2013

We've commented before that while most courts apply a fairly lenient standard at the "conditional certification" phase of Fair Labor Standards Act


California District Court disqualifies class counsel for conflict of interest
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 15 2014

Is more of a good thing a better thing? In some contexts, not, as reflected by a recent case from the Northern District of California. In Lou v. Ma


Dukes supports application of Daubert standards to expert witnesses at the class certification stage
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 5 2011

The United States Supreme Court's recent decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes has rightly drawn attention from commentators on a host of class action issues ranging from the standards for commonality to limitations on classes seeking back pay awards


Statistics in Wage and Hour Class Actions: Has Anything Really Changed?
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2016

Statistics are kind of a Holy Grail of class action litigation. Everyone seems to know that they exist, but their understanding is shadowy and the


Northern District of California certifies part of a class against Uber
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 2 2015

Much is being reported in the media about the decision of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California certifying a class


Third Circuit Rejects Procedural Runarounds to Appeal Decertification of FLSA Collective Action
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2016

We’ve written many times in this blog about the two-step procedure used by many courts in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) cases in collective actions


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


Seventh Circuit rejects attorney fee award premised on administrative costs
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • October 7 2014

As we've commented before, class actions frequently take on a life of their own. They involve large sums of money, frequently raise difficult