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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


New York District Court Grants Summary Judgment for Employer in Gawker Intern Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 5 2016

Litigation Over Interns Dries Up Internship Opportunities. The natural and probable consequence of litigation over unpaid internships was that such


CAFA’s amount in controversy requirement: courts’ scrutiny of evidence varies greatly
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 4 2011

One of the most vexing issues for outside and in-house counsel is what type and how much evidence to provide in support of Class Action Fairness Act (“CAFA”) removal


Sixth Circuit Decision Clarifies Timing of Removal Under the Class Action Fairness Act
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 8 2016

Congress enacted the Class Action Fairness Act, better known as "CAFA," to address some of the well-documented abuses of class action litigation


California district court refuses to certify retail rest and meal period case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 26 2012

In the wake of the California Supreme Court’s decision in Brinker Restaurant v. Superior Court, 165 Cal. 4th 1004 (2012), cases refusing to certify rest and meal period have become far more common as a recent decision from the United States District Court for the Central District of California demonstrates


First Circuit rejects equitable tolling in class action arising out of plant closing
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 17 2014

A luggage plant in France closes in 2007, so a class action suit for French post-termination benefits is brought against a former investor in


Southern District of New York denies conditional certification in misclassification case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2013

Despite its significant rulings in other areas, we don't have any blockbuster Supreme Court opinions to discuss this week as it has already decided


Court denies certification of wage claims by cruise ship workers
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2011

Plaintiffs in many overtime cases argue that they were forced to work "off the clock" because the volume of work they were given was so great


Sixth Circuit Adopts Bright Line Test for CAFA Removals
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 7 2016

Congress enacted the Class Action Fairness Act, better known as “CAFA,” to address some of the well-documented abuses of class action litigation


New York district court dismisses putative ERISA class alleging illegal kickbacks
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • March 5 2014

Sometimes in the rush to meet Rule 23(a) and (b)'s requirements, what gets overlooked is whether there is any underlying claim in the first place. In