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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


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


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


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


Choice of lawstatute of limitations thwarts class
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • July 30 2013

Differences among putative class members are frequently the heart of the employer's defense to a class action lawsuit. Such differences implicate the


Supreme Court upholds use of Rule 68 offers of judgment in FLSA collective actions
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • April 16 2013

Today the United States Supreme Court delivered an unexpected present to employers facing FLSA collective actions and held that a defendant may moot


Sixth Circuit affirms refusal to certify disparate impact sex discrimination case
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • May 31 2013

On May 30, 2013, the Sixth Circuit issued its decision in Davis v. Cintas Corporation, Case No. 10-1662 (6th Cir. May 30, 2013), in which it upheld a


Time Spent In Post-Shift Security Checks Once Again Held Not Compensable
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2017

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Bankruptcy court dismisses class action DFR complaint involving airline merger
  • Baker & Hostetler LLP
  • USA
  • June 12 2014

One deliberately ironic facet of the 2004 film Howard Hughes bio-pic The Aviator (the one with Leonardo DiCaprio) is the fact that the airlines