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February 26, 2019

Fifth Circuit Holds District Courts in FLSA Actions May Not Send Notice to Employees with Valid Arbitration Agreements that Prohibit Participation in a Collective Action

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has issued one of the most significant FLSA appellate decisions in recent years.

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January 22, 2019

Third Circuit Reverses Class Certification of Unpaid Overtime Claims in Off-The-Clock Lawsuit

The Third Circuit overturned a U.S. district court’s decision certifying a class of mortgage loan officers, who claimed they were unlawfully denied overtime pay for work performed off-the-clock. The decision is significant for three reasons.

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December 11, 2018

NY Federal Court Significantly Limits Scope of Equal Pay Case

What is required to obtain class treatment in a Title VII discrimination case? A recent decision has laid out a structure for analyzing commonality in putative class actions involving manager discretion over pay and promotions.

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September 10, 2018

Eighth Circuit Holds Individual Plaintiff Lacks Standing for Alleged Violations of the FCRA’s Authorization and Disclosure Requirement

On September 6, 2018, the 8th Circuit held that an individual plaintiff did not have constitutional standing to sue in federal court under the FCRA for an alleged violation of the statute's authorization and disclosure requirement.

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July 9, 2018

Supreme Court Year in Review: Union Agency Fees, Travel Restrictions and the Retirement of Justice Kennedy

The U.S. Supreme Court closed out its most recent term, which began in October 2017, with a number of high-profile and ground-breaking decisions.

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May 21, 2018

Supreme Court Upholds Lawfulness of Class and Collective Action Waivers in Arbitration Agreements

The Supreme Court has weighed in: class and collective action waivers in arbitration agreements are lawful and must be enforced under the Federal Arbitration Act (FAA).

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April 26, 2018

11th Circuit: Putative Opt-in Plaintiffs are Parties to Litigation – Even After Conditional Certification is Denied

In a case of first impression, the 11th Circuit concluded that filing a written consent – even in a matter that is never certified as a collective action – is sufficient to bestow “party plaintiff” status to a putative opt-in plaintiff.

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February 28, 2018

Employers Prevail in FCRA Class Actions

The FCRA is not a classic employment law, but regulates the procurement and use of background checks by employers. The plaintiffs’ bar has been flooding the courts with class action lawsuits asserting technical violations of the FCRA's requirements.

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June 13, 2017

Putative Class and Collective Action Under Enjoined U.S. DOL Overtime Rule Appears to Face Strong Argument for Dismissal

On June 7, 2017, a plaintiff brought a putative class and collective action for alleged wage and hour law violations. Some claims are based on a DOL overtime rule that was enjoined and never took effect.

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February 5, 2017

NLRB's General Counsel Issues Memo on Arbitration Issue Pending at Supreme Court

As a result of the Supreme Court’s recent decision to address whether class and collective action waivers are lawful in an arbitration agreement, many employers have asked whether similar pending cases will be held in abeyance.

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