Class Action Litigation

By Jennifer A. Riley, Alex W. Karasik and Tyler Z. Zmick

Seyfarth Synopsis:  In Sosa v. Onfido, Inc., No. 20-CV-4247, 2022 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 74672 (N.D. Ill. Apr. 25, 2022), the Court issued the latest plaintiff-friendly decision under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act (“BIPA”), putting businesses and employers on notice that the statute can apply to photographs
Continue Reading Picture This: Illinois Federal Court Holds That BIPA Applies To Photographs

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Jennifer A. Riley, and Sarah K. Bauman

Seyfarth Synopsis: In Allen et al. v. AT&T Mobility Services, LLC, Case No. 1:18-CV-03730 (N. D. Ga. March 21, 2022), Plaintiffs alleged that AT&T, their former employer, discriminated against them and other pregnant sales associates with how it designed and implemented its attendance policies and related

Continue Reading Georgia Federal Court Denies Class Certification To AT&T Employees In Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit

Seyfarth Synopsis: Please join us tomorrow, Tuesday, February 15th for the 18th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report webinar! Register now to secure your spot and review the workplace class action developments of 2021 and what employers should expect for 2022.

About the Program: In our 18th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report Webinar, speakers will provide an in-depth interactive


Continue Reading Register Now! 18th Annual Workplace Class Action Report Webinar: Looking Back At Key Developments Of 2021 And What Lies Ahead In 2022

Seyfarth Synopsis: In its recent review of Seyfarth’s 2022 Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report, EPLiC Magazine called the Report a “must-have resource,” the “only publication of its kind,” and that no corporate counsel “should be without it.”

We are humbled and honored by the recent review of our 2021 Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report by Employment Practices Liability
Continue Reading Recognition For Seyfarth’s 2022 Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report

By Jennifer Riley, Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., Tyler Zmick, Alex Karasik, Sarah Bauman, and Greg Tsonis

Seyfarth Synopsis:  The Illinois Supreme Court issued its long-awaited decision in McDonald v. Symphony Bronzeville Park, LLC, et al., 2022 IL 126511 (Feb. 3, 2022), holding that claims for statutory damages against an employer under the Illinois Biometric Information
Continue Reading Illinois Supreme Court Holds Workers’ Compensation Act Does Not Bar BIPA Claims

Seyfarth Synopsis: Please join us on Tuesday, February 15th for the 18th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report webinar! Register now to secure your spot and review the workplace class action developments of 2021 and what employers should expect for 2022.

About the Program: In our 18th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report Webinar, speakers will provide an in-depth interactive
Continue Reading 18th Annual Workplace Class Action Report Webinar: Looking Back At Key Developments Of 2021 And What Lies Ahead In 2022

Seyfarth Synopsis: Register today and come join us tomorrow at a Seyfarth Exclusive Event!

You are invited to join Paige Smith of Bloomberg Law and Seyfarth Partner Gerald (“Jerry”) L. Maatman, Jr. for a virtual panel discussion marking the release and book launch of Seyfarth’s 18th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report. Please register here to join this event!

As
Continue Reading There Is Still Time To Register For A Seyfarth Exclusive! Virtual Webinar And Book Launch

Seyfarth Exclusive! Live Webinar

There is still time to register to attend Seyfarth’s Exclusive Live Webinar Event! You are invited to join Paige Smith of Bloomberg Law and Seyfarth Partner Gerald (“Jerry”) L. Maatman, Jr. for a virtual panel discussion marking the release and book launch of Seyfarth’s 18th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report. Please register here to join
Continue Reading Register Now To Attend! Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation: Panel Discussion/Webinar For Virtual Book Launch

Seyfarth Synopsis: In yesterday’s blog post, Jerry Maatman outlined the ways in which workplace arbitration programs continued to have a profound impact on workplace class action litigation in 2021. Today, listen to the video blog below to learn how these programs influenced the nature of class action litigation filed and shifted the types of claims and what to expect in
Continue Reading 5 Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation: Trend #5 The Continuing Impact Of Arbitration

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr.

Seyfarth Synopsis: Workplace arbitration programs continued to have a profound impact on workplace class action litigation in 2021. Such programs influenced the nature of class action litigation filed and shifted the types of claims asserted as the plaintiffs’ bar continued to find ways to pivot around such obstacles.

As employers clawed for cover from the
Continue Reading 5 Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation: Trend #5 The Continuing Impact Of Arbitration