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Employment Class Action Blog
Off-the-Clock Cases Stumble
By Gregory V. Mersol
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 claim that a night supervisor told them not to record time after midnight. An individual...
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Employment Class Action Blog
Supreme Court Exemption Decision Could Have Broader Repercussions
By David A. Grant
April 2, 2018
Need FLSA exemptions be narrowly construed? On April 2, the United States Supreme Court issued its decision on the issue of whether the Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA) exemption for those selling or servicing automobiles at car...
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Employment Class Action Blog
Who Decides the Availability of Class Arbitration? Second Circuit’s Analysis Is a Bit Murky in Wells Fargo Advisors Cases
March 9, 2018
For years, courts have struggled with who decides the availability of class arbitration and the applicable standards. We most recently addressed the thorny issues in a March 23, 2016, blog post. Unfortunately, a recent Second Circuit...
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Independent Contractor Trucker Class Action that Dodged FAA Arbitration Now Moves to the Supreme Court
February 28, 2018
As we await the Supreme Court’s decision on the enforceability of class action waivers, the Court has accepted certiorari on another arbitration-related case, this one relating to the application of the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA) to the...
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Supreme Court Overrules Sixth Circuit (Again) In Class Action Dispute Over Retiree Medical Benefits
By Gregory V. Mersol
February 21, 2018
Is Yard-Man really dead this time? This issue should never have arisen, the Supreme Court should not have had to address it in 2015, and it shouldn’t have required Supreme Court attention a second time just three years later. But it did...
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