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Government-created smartphone "app" now available for use as "ievidence" to assist employees in wage disputes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 2 2011

As the federal government wades deeper into the realm of mobile "apps" (among the most useful, of course, the Smithsonian Institution's "MEanderthal" app, which enables users to morph personal photos into prehistoric images of themselves), various U.S. agencies are promoting new apps that allow the public to access official information from “the palm of one's hand.”


Seventh Circuit says hybrid wage cases are OK
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • January 19 2011

Class action defense counsel, at least, have argued for a long time that there is a basic incompatibility between collective action claims under the FLSA, which require individual plaintiffs to opt in to the litigation, and wage claims brought under state law, which generally are opt -out cases -- meaning that everyone in the job classification at issue is part of the class unless they affirmatively choose not to be.


More on pleading standards in collective actions
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 1 2010

Since the Supreme Court's decisions in Iqbal and Twombly, which seemed to require greater "heft" in pleadings than the more liberal standard that went before, class action defense lawyers (and non-class action defenders, for that matter) have been testing the value of those decisions, with inconsistent results.


FLSA suits in healthcare highlight payroll practice issues
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 13 2010

A number of plaintiffs' law firms have set up websites devoted to hospital overtime and class action lawsuits, and at least one firm has sent personalized letters to employees of no less than 20 hospitals in the New York City area alone, asking for consent to file wage-hour actions on their behalf.


L. Robert Batterman
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Russell L. Hirschhorn
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Wayne D Katz
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Daryn A Grossman
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

Harry Frischer
  • Proskauer Rose LLP

John P Barry
  • Proskauer Rose LLP