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Seventh Circuit Affirms Judgment Against Class in Off-Duty BlackBerry Use Case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • 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
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • 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


Florida Court Denies Conditional Certification of FLSA Case Involving Restaurant Staff
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 31 2017

As we’ve noted before, many courts have applied the standard for conditional certification so leniently that in places the requirement of a group of


No Certification Where Loss of Data Prevents Class Identification
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 20 2017

Identifying potential class members is not an issue in most employment cases, as the employer likely has any number of employment records for each of


Massachusetts District Court Denies Certification for Claims of Unpaid Meal Breaks
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 18 2017

It has become almost part of the plaintiff playbook to bring wage and hour claims despite lawful employer policies by claiming some sort of


Seventh Circuit Rejects Rule 67 Deposit Into Court Account as Easier Alternative to Rule 68 Offer of Judgment
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 30 2017

Over the years, Rule 68 offers of judgment have been touted as a means of picking off class representatives and a potentially easy way to terminate a


Court Dismisses Class Action Claims Based on Afghanistan Labor Code
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • Afghanistan, USA
  • June 28 2017

United States lawsuits involving the law of Afghanistan are uncommon, but it is common for employees to bring suit based on work done abroad


D.C. Court Dismisses Class Action Breach of Contract Case Based on Policy Manual
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2017

It’s unusual to see an employment class action based on breach of contract by nonunionized employees. A recent case from the District of Columbia


Judges Refuse Certification of Off-the-clock Wage and Hour Cases
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

The Northern District of Illinois has now either decertified or refused to certify two “off the clock” cases involving hourly workers at O’Hare


Supreme Court Limits Review of Certification Denials
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 14 2017

One of the difficulties of class action litigation that continues to vex employers is the frequent inability to obtain meaningful review of