Misinterpreting Comcast Threatens Class Actions, Attys Say

Law360, New York (November 25, 2013, 4:21 PM EST) -- The interpretation of the U.S. Supreme Court's Comcast decision embraced by a trial judge who denied class certification to workers who sued an Applebee's franchisee could be a "stake through the heart" of class litigation, the National Employment Lawyers Association told the Second Circuit on Friday.

NELA threw its weight behind Matthew Roach and other former Applebee's workers' challenge to a March 29 district court decision that nixed their class certification bid in a wage-and-hour suit against T.L. Cannon Corp., lodging an amicus brief that urged...
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