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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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September 20, 2019

California Supreme Court Rules that the “Underpaid Wages” Component of Labor Code Section 558 is Not a Civil Penalty under PAGA

The California Supreme Court recently held that unpaid wages are not civil penalties under California Labor Code section 558 and are therefore outside the reach of California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA).

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August 26, 2019

Striking Down Decades-Old Precedent, Ninth Circuit Rules That ERISA Breach of Fiduciary Duty Claims May Be Arbitrated

On August 20, 2019, a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit issued an opinion permitting arbitration of a breach of fiduciary duty claim filed under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act.

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July 1, 2019

What Employment Issues did the Supreme Court Address this Term, and What’s in Store for 2019-2020?

This article provides a brief overview of the significant employment cases decided this Supreme Court term and provides a preview of the issues on the Court’s 2019-2020 docket.

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May 8, 2019

Ruling Raises Important Considerations for Independent Contractor Background Screening

A federal court’s recent decision demonstrates the value in reviewing all documents related to the independent contractor background screening process to attempt to solidify potential defenses to expansive class-action claims.

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