Author Archives: Nancy Kaboolian

An Offer of Judgment Should Not Moot a FLSA Collective Action

The United States Supreme Court granted certiorari of a decision by the Third Circuit Court of Appeals, Symczyk v. Genesis HealthCare Corp., 656 F.3d 189 (3d Cir. 2011.  The Third Circuit in Symczyk held that a collective action brought under the FLSA is … Continue reading

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Just Because You are Thankful You Have a Job, Don’t Let Your Employer Steal From You

More and more in this increasingly competitive retail world, companies are requiring their employees to work long shifts, overnight shift, and holidays.  This year, some retailers like Macy’s, Toys ‘R Us, Wal-Mart and Target are getting a jump on Black … Continue reading

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A Victory for class actions – Denial of Class Certification Is Not Binding on Absent Class Members

California’s Second Appellate District held that “unnamed putative members of a class that was never certified cannot be bound by collateral estoppel.” Bridgeford v. Pacific Health Corp., No. B227486, 2012 Cal. App. LEXIS 26, * 1-2 (Cal. Ct. App. Jan. … Continue reading

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