Fate Of Wage Class Actions In Balance At 2nd Circ.

Law360, New York (August 19, 2013, 9:45 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit's recent decision to hear an appeal from workers who claim a trial judge misapplied the U.S. Supreme Court's Comcast ruling when it rejected their bid for class certification gives the appeals court a chance to raise the bar for wage-and-hour plaintiffs and add to a body of recent rulings that limit workers' ability to pursue class actions, lawyers say. 

The Second Circuit gave Matthew Roach and other Applebee's workers a green light to challenge a lower court ruling in their wage-and-hour suit against...
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