Low Class Cert. Bar Will Keep FLSA Suits In Vogue

Law360, New York (March 19, 2012, 8:42 PM EDT) -- The number of new Fair Labor Standards Act suits lodged in federal courts between 2010 and 2011 jumped by more than 15 percent, according to Federal Judicial Caseload Statistics released last week, and attorneys say the low bar for certifying the suits will keep the upward trend going.

Federal courts across the country saw 7,008 new FLSA cases filed during the reporting year ending March 31, 2011, as compared to 6,081 filed in the period that ended on March 31, 2010, according Federal Judicial Caseload Statistics...
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