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Washington Court Denies Plaintiffs’ Motion for Summary Judgment on Various Overtime Issues
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2018

Overconfidence won’t overcome questions of fact Most practitioners and human resource professionals are already familiar with the increasingly


Off-the-Clock Cases Stumble
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2018

In virtually every case, so-called off-the-clock disputes come down to the situations of individuals rather than classwide conduct. An employee may


Illinois Appellate Court Reverses Certification in Off-the-Clock Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • 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


Court Refuses to Certify Class Due to Lack of Adequacy of Class Counsel
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • January 27 2017

We’ve commented before in this blog on cases in which courts declined to certify employment actions due to adequacy of class counsel. A recent case


California district court denies certification of wage and hour class: court thwarts effort to punish a good deed
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2011

An employer permits its employees to trade shifts voluntarily.


Second Circuit finds FLSA collective actions and state law class actions compatible
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2011

One of the hottest topics in classcollective action litigation this year has been the availability of both an FLSA collective action and a state law class action in the same suit.


Court denies conditional certification of FLSA class of satellite dish technicians
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 16 2011

It has been a good few weeks for employers in the satellite dish industry.


Trial plan prompts decertification of FLSA class
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 10 2011

A recent case demonstrates that it is often easier in theory than in practice to contend that a large group of employees are "similarly situated" for purposes of certifying a collective action.


Juries hand employers class action wage and hour victories
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 9 2011

Jury trials of employment class actions are rare.


Court finds FLSA precludes state overtime class actions
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 30 2011

Rule 23 classes require class members to opt out if they do not want to participate in the litigation.