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Third Circuit Reverses Rule 23 Certification in ‘Off the Clock’ Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 8 2019

Many wage and hour cases filed today try to name popular targets and to rely upon tried and true allegations. Unfortunately for employers, this is at


Ninth Circuit Affirms Decertification of FLSA Off-the-Clock Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2018

Those familiar with collective action litigation are already familiar with the two-step paradigm most courts use to evaluate collective action claims


Court Dismisses Disparate Impact Class Claims Due to Limited EEOC Charge
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • February 22 2017

Disparate impact cases are different in kind from the far more common disparate treatment claims that are the staple of single-plaintiff


Third Circuit Rejects Procedural Runarounds to Appeal Decertification of FLSA Collective Action
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • December 27 2016

We’ve written many times in this blog about the two-step procedure used by many courts in Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) cases in collective actions


Third Circuit affirms dismissal of class allegations for vague pleading
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 17 2014

Whenever I see the names of the Iqbal and Twombly pleading cases, I can’t help but feel that the names were clipped from lost lines of Lewis


Third Circuit finds that putative class representatives could not challenge decertification of an FLSA collective action once they dismissed their own claims
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 6 2013

While the now familiar two-step process for determining certification of FLSA collective actions may have been introduced based on valid concerns, it


United States Supreme Court confirms that a timely and properly worded offer of judgment may moot a collective action
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 25 2013

Last week, the United States Supreme Court confirmed what we informed readers of in our Employment Class Action Blog on February 21, 2011, "A timely


Third Circuit sets forth standards for collective actions and affirms decertification of class
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 21 2012

Those familiar with FLSA and ADEA collective action litigation are well familiar with the judicially created two-step process used by most courts.


Unaccepted offers of judgment ineffective in FLSA collective cases
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 8 2011

Plaintiffs frequently include collective action allegations in even run-of-the-mill FLSA cases.


Daubert standards should apply to experts at the class certification stage
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • August 3 2011

It has been a slightly over a month now since the United States Supreme Court announced its blockbuster decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, 564 U.S. ___ (2011), and commentators have written at length about various aspects of the decision.