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Third Circuit Joins Seventh and Ninth Circuits Holding that Federal Common Law Standard for Successor Liability Applies to FLSA Claims

Last week, the Third Circuit issued a precedential decision holding that the federal common law standard for successor liability is applicable to claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act.  The plaintiff filed a class and collective action complaint alleging … Continue reading

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Court Certifies Class of Rite Aid Store Managers Under Rule 23

A former Rite Aid store manager filed a complaint in the Southern District of New York alleging that Rite Aid failed to pay its store managers overtime in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”) and the New … Continue reading

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Conditional Certification in Second OT Collective Action Granted Against GEICO

A recent ruling in the United States District Court for the District of Maryland reaffirms a defining characteristic of the collective action. Potential claimants’ legal rights are preserved unless and until they affirmatively agree to “opt in” to the litigation. … Continue reading

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