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Court should have certified class action for missed meal and rest breaks and unpaid overtime
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2013

Plaintiffs sought to represent and certify a class of 4,000 current and former employees of Boyd & Associates, which provides security guard services


Automotive managers could not proceed with class action for allegedly unpaid overtime and meal breaks
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

William Dailey brought individual and class action claims against Sears for allegedly misclassifying its automotive managers and assistant managers as


Federal securities law preempts enforcement of California's forced-patronage statute
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • May 15 2013

In these four related class actions, plaintiffs (all former employees of large financial institutions) alleged that their firms' policies of


The Brinker decision and its impact on meal and rest period policies and class actions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 12 2012

On April 12, 2012, the California Supreme Court issued its long awaited opinion in Brinker Restaurant Corp.


NLRB rules class action waivers imposed as condition of employment in mandatory pre-dispute arbitration procedure are unlawful
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 11 2012

The National Labor Relations Board (the "Board") has held that it is an unfair labor practice under the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA" or "Act") for employers to mandate pre-dispute arbitration agreements barring employees from bringing class or collective action statutory claims in court and in arbitration.


Unlicensed law clerk was properly classified as exempt professional
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2011

Zelasko-Barrett v.


Offer of judgment for full amount of class rep's claim did not moot class action
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2011

Gareth Pitts filed a class action against his employer, Terrible Herbst, Inc., alleging a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act for failure to pay overtime and minimum wages, a class action for violations of Nevada labor laws and a class action for breach of contract.


Auto sales consultants’ class action was properly dismissed
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2011

Leena Areso, who worked as a commissioned sales consultant for CarMax, filed this class action lawsuit, asserting that she and the members of the putative class were owed unpaid overtime.


Unlicensed junior accountants may be exempt from overtime
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2011

Two thousand unlicensed junior accountants brought this wage-and-hour class action against PwC, alleging they were improperly classified as exempt from overtime.


Class of 1.5 million female Wal-Mart employees was improperly certified
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 13 2011

The United States Supreme Court held that this class of as many as 1.5 million current and former female Wal-Mart employees was improperly certified by the lower court.