RBS Tells 7th Circ. Comcast Dooms Wage Classes

Law360, New York (May 28, 2013, 3:21 PM EDT) -- RBS Citizens NA told the Seventh Circuit on Friday that the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Comcast decision compels the decertification of classes accusing the bank of wage-and-hour violations, saying individual issues would overwhelm the case.

One week after deciding Comcast v. Behrend, the Supreme Court granted RBS' petition for a writ of certiorari in the wage-and-hour case, vacated the Seventh Circuit's original decision upholding the certification of two classes of Charter One Bank workers in an overtime suit under Illinois state law and remanded the case for reconsideration in...
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