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California Supreme Court Rules on Meal and Rest Breaks Class Action

The California Supreme Court recently issued its long awaited decision in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. The Superior Court of San Diego County, 2012 Cal. LEXIS 3149 (Cal. Apr. 12, 2012), in which it reversed the decision of the Court of … Continue reading

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District Court Distinguishes Wal-Mart v. Dukes in Applebee’s Suit

Another case in the Seventh Circuit is helping define the limits of Wal-Mart v. Dukes. On March 2, 2012, the District Court for the Northern District of Illinois, Eastern Division, declined to decertify a class in an employment suit brought … Continue reading

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Citibank “Personal Bankers” Win Conditional Class Certification in Nationwide FLSA Action

In a recently unsealed ruling, Winfield v. Citibank, U.S. District Judge John G. Koeltl granted conditional class certification, pursuant to Section 216(b) of the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”), to a nationwide class of “personal bankers” who alleged that … Continue reading

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