7th Circ. Revives Class Action Against For-Profit Educator
By Ben James
Law360, New York (September 4, 2013, 5:29 PM EDT) -- The Seventh Circuit on Friday revived a putative class action against Career Education Corp., siding with a former admissions representative who claimed the for-profit educator shortchanged him on bonuses after shifting federal regulations led CEC to stop giving representatives supplemental pay for recruiting successful students.
A divided Seventh Circuit panel reversed a trial court's decision to dismiss plaintiff Riley Wilson's claim that CEC violated the covenant of good faith and fair dealing that was implicit in its contract with Wilson and other admissions representatives when it...