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Employment Class Action Blog Blog

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Court Grants Summary Judgment For Employer In Tip Credit Collective Action

USA - November 9 2017 With scores of collective actions being filed every month and many courts willing to issue conditional certification on even very weak claims, it’s…

California Court Denies Conditional Certification of “Regular Rate” Overtime Case

USA - November 6 2017 With waves of cases already having addressed common targets for wage and hour litigation - assistant managers, healthcare workers, loan officers…

The Next Employment Class Action Lawsuit That Will Blindside You

USA - November 2 2017 Do any of your office systems involve fingerprint scans or facial recognition? If so, and if you have any Illinois business operations, you may soon…

Another Off-the-Clock Case Felled by Time Study

USA - October 16 2017 Last week, we discussed the decision of the Northern District of California in Rodriguez v. Nike Retail Services, Inc., Case No. 14-cv-01508-BLF (N.D…

Time Study Kills Off-the-Clock Claim

USA - October 13 2017 In many cases, particularly in light of last year’s decision in Tyson Foods, Inc. v. Bouaphakeo, it is the plaintiff who tries to use statistical…

Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Certification in Off-the-Clock Case

USA - September 26 2017 With many of the most common sources of overtime claims being exhausted (e.g., assistant manager cases), plaintiffs are bringing off-the-clock cases…

Seventh Circuit Affirms Judgment Against Class in Off-Duty BlackBerry Use Case

USA - September 7 2017 There certainly has been no shortage of publicity about the potential for wage and hour claims for time spent by hourly employees using smartphones…

Ohio District Court Dismisses Contract-Based Wage and Hour Class Action

USA - September 5 2017 We’re used to seeing off-the-clock cases for minimum wage and overtime, but at times such claims aren’t available, such as when the employees are…

Convergys Corporation and LogistiCare Solutions, Incorporated v. NLRB - The Fifth Circuit Considers Class and Collective Action Waivers Without Arbitration Agreements

USA - August 15 2017 The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit decided two cases considering the impact of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) on class or…

Digging In Its Heels: Disputing The DOJ’s Position, The NLRB Remains Defiant In Supreme Court Brief That Individual Arbitration Agreements Violate Employee Rights Under The NLRA

USA - August 11 2017 On August 9 the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) filed its responsive brief in one of three cases before the Supreme Court that may…