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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


New York district court denies conditional certification of second FLSA collective action
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 27 2015

Because of the low standard employed by many courts, decisions denying conditional certification in FLSA cases are generally in the minority, but


Supreme Court agrees to hear case addressing scope of wage and hour class and collective actions
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2015

It's hard enough to predict what the Supreme Court will do on a given case even after it has been briefed and oral argument has been heard. It's even


Unanimous Supreme Court holds EEOC must conciliate
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

Title VII was passed with a strong bias toward voluntary, non-litigation methods of dispute resolution. Indeed, the statute requires that even when


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


U.S. Supreme Court eases CAFA removals
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 16 2014

Congress passed the Class Action Fairness Act (CAFA) in 2005, in response to perceived (in fact real) concerns regarding potential abuses of the


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


Nevada Supreme Court finds class of strippers were employees
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 3 2014

Given the extensive use of euphemisms in the exotic dancing trade, we'll apologize in advance for any unintended puns. We've written on the issue 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