Monthly Archives: April 2013

Supreme Court Blesses “Pick Off” Attempts in FLSA Actions…or Does It?

The Supreme Court held today that a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act may not continue if a defendant, prior to conditional certification, has mooted the named plaintiff’s case through an offer of full relief. Four dissenting justices,

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Supreme Court Continues to Push the Envelope for Merits Determinations

The Supreme Court’s 5-4 decision last week to overturn the certification of a class of cable television subscribers is extraordinary—not because it continues the Court’s exhortations to lower courts to make merits determinations at the class certification stage, but because

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