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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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Sen. Al Frankin Introduces Class Action Bill

Senator Al Frankin of Minnesota recently introduced a new bill to address the Supreme Court’s decision in Wal-Mart v. Dukes by restoring workers’ ability to challenge discriminatory employment policies and practices. To bring an action on a class-wide basis requires … Continue reading

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KPMG Audit Associates Win Conditional Class Certification in FLSA Action

On January 3, 2012, in Pippins v. KPMG LLP, 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 949 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 3, 2012), U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon issued an order conditionally certifying a national collective action against KPMG LLP, one of the “Big-Four” accounting … Continue reading

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