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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

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: 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

Seyfarth Synopsis: In our continuing video blog series outlining the findings in our Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report, trend #3 detailed how government enforcement litigation shifted in 2021, with changes representing a significant shift in philosophy and practice. Listen below as Jerry Maatman explains what occurred in the government enforcement world last year and what is apt to happen
Continue Reading 5 Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation: Trend #3 Government Administrative And Enforcement Trends Video

In our continuing video blog series analyzing the findings in our Workplace Class Action Report, trend #2 focuses on the success factor of the plaintiffs’ bar for class certification rulings in 2021. In the video, Jerry Maatman discusses how wage & hour litigation remained the sweet spot for the plaintiffs’ class action bar in 2021 and what this means for

Continue Reading 5 Top Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation: Trend #2 Class Certification Trends Video

By Gerlad L. Maatman, Jr.

Seyfarth Synopsis: As measured by the top 10 largest case resolutions in various workplace class action categories, overall settlement numbers skyrocketed in 2021 to an all-time high. The plaintiffs’ bar and government enforcement attorneys obtained significant settlements in a wide range of areas in 2021, and the overall “top ten” settlement values in 2021 in
Continue Reading 5 Key Trends In Workplace Class Action Litigation For 2021: Trend #1 Record Settlements

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr.

Seyfarth Synopsis: Seyfarth’s 18th Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report analyzes 1,607 rulings and is our most comprehensive Report ever at over 840 pages.

Click here to access the microsite featuring all the Report highlights. You can read about the five major trends of the past year, order your copy of the eBook, and download
Continue Reading It Is Here – Seyfarth’s 2022 Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report 

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr.

Seyfarth Synopsis: Happy Holidays to all of our loyal readers of the Workplace Class Action Blog! Our elves are busy at work this holiday season in wrapping up our start-of-the-year kick-off publication – Seyfarth Shaw’s Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report. We anticipate going to press in early January, and launching the 2022 Report to
Continue Reading Happy Holiday Season To Our Readers – The 2022 Workplace Class Action Litigation Report Is Around The Corner…

By Gerald L. Maatman, Jr. and Alex W. Karasik

Seyfarth Synopsis:  In Handloser v. HCL Technologies LTD, No. 19-CV-1242, 2021 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 45183 (N.D. Cal. Mar. 9, 2021), Plaintiffs alleged that an Indian-based company with its U.S. headquarters in California gave preferential hiring treatment to foreign visa-holders over U.S. citizens.  Citing the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Wal-Mart
Continue Reading California Court Denies Class Certification In Reverse Discrimination Case Brought By Job Candidates