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August 23, 2021

Circuit Courts Endorse Limiting Jurisdiction in FLSA Collective Actions

The 6th and 8th Circuits recently joined many district courts in holding that federal courts cannot exercise jurisdiction over FLSA claims that arise from out-of-state conduct when the defendant is not subject to the court’s general personal jurisdiction.

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August 13, 2021

Ninth Circuit Holds TCPA Prohibits Pre-Recorded Recruiting Calls to Cell Phones Without Prior Express Consent

Staffing companies and employers using all tools at their disposal to recruit workers may face increased risk following the Ninth Circuit’s recent opinion in Loyhayem v. Fraser Financial.

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March 15, 2021

Illinois Legislature Considers a Bill Designed to Slow the Flood of Biometric Privacy Class Actions

The Illinois General Assembly is currently considering House Bill 559, which seeks to materially revise BIPA’s rigid compliance obligations and limit an individual’s ability to file a class action lawsuit against a non-compliant entity.

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January 13, 2021

Fifth Circuit Announces More Rigorous Standard for Certification of Collective Actions

On January 12, 2021, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit issued a long-sought opinion on the collective certification process under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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June 10, 2020

California Superior Court Grants Class Certification in Equal Pay Case

On April 30, 2020, Judge V. Raymond Swope of San Mateo Superior Court granted plaintiffs’ motion for class certification in Jewett et al. v. Oracle America, Inc.

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April 10, 2020

Fifth Circuit Weighs in on Personal Jurisdiction and Certification Issues in Rule 23 Class Actions

In a recent decision, the Fifth Circuit left open the possibility that federal courts may be prevented from exercising jurisdiction over a non-resident defendant, in a Rule 23 class action, with respect to non-resident class members.

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March 2, 2020

Ninth Circuit Rules Only Named Plaintiff Must Have Article III Standing For Class Certification

In Ramirez v. Trans Union, the Ninth Circuit addressed whether, at the class certification stage of a putative class case, only the named plaintiff or all class members must have Article III standing (i.e., a concrete injury in fact) to certify a class.

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February 12, 2020

The Seventh Circuit Rules on Whether to Send Notice in FLSA Collective Actions to Individuals with Arbitration Agreements

The Seventh Circuit recently became the second federal appellate court to address whether notice of an FLSA collective action may be sent to individuals who allegedly entered into mutual arbitration agreements waiving their right to join the action.

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February 12, 2020

FLSA Collective Action Limited by Lack of Personal Jurisdiction

The District of Minnesota recently joined several other federal courts around the country in holding that only workers with a connection to the forum state may join a collective action under the FLSA.

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November 4, 2019

New Class Action Suits Claim Stores Must Supply Gifts Cards With Braille

Since October 24, 2019, blind and vision-impaired individuals have filed more than 90 lawsuits claiming that Title III of the ADA and its state and local equivalents require retailers and restaurants that offer gift cards to offer those cards in Braille.

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