workplace class actions

2013CAR_small.jpgBy Lorie Almon, Gerald L. Maatman, Jr., and Ian Morrison

Back by popular demand, our Annual Workplace Class Action Report Webinar is less than 24 hours away – on Wednesday, February 27, 2013. We still have spaces available for the webinar – click here to register and attend.

The past twelve months represented a landmark year for complex

Continue Reading Ninth Annual Workplace Class Action Report Webinar: Looking Back At Key Developments Of 2012 And What Lies Ahead In 2013

ndohio.jpgBy Rebecca Bjork and Gerald L. Maatman, Jr.

A recent decision underscores how employers facing workplace class actions need to consider all avenues of attack early on to best position themselves to avoid costly discovery and class certification litigation. In Harrison v. The Progressive Corp., et al., No. 1:12 CV 625, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 136719 (N.D. Ohio Sept.

Continue Reading The Four Corners Of An EEOC Charge Can Make All The Difference In A Nationwide Employment Discrimination Class Action

court-gavel.jpgBy Mark Casciari and Gerald L. Maatman, Jr.

Some in the plaintiffs’ class action bar are taking up the mantel of “issues certification” as a new approach to litigating workplace class actions. They base their tactics in part on the Seventh Circuit’s recent decision in McReynolds, et al. v. Merrill Lynch, 672 F.3d 482 (7th Cir. 2012).

We have

Continue Reading Thoughts About Issue Certification Under Rule 23(c)

WCA2011.jpgSeyfarth Shaw’s 2011 Workplace Class Action Report is coming soon! The report is the sole compendium in the U.S. dedicated exclusively to workplace class action litigation. Our loyal readers can expect to receive their copy in several weeks, with rulings and case law developments reviewed and analyzed through December 31, 2010.

To say the least, 2010 was a significant year

Continue Reading Closing Thoughts On Workplace Class Action Developments In 2010