Hertz V. Friend's Effect On Wage-Hour Litigation?

Law360, New York (April 6, 2010, 5:34 PM EDT) -- Since the U.S. Supreme Court decided Hertz v. Friend on Feb. 23, 2010 — confirming that the "nerve center" test is the test for diversity jurisdiction removal, and not any kind of "business activity" test, which many courts have been applying — there has been a buzz among employment defense lawyers.

It is unclear what the immediate effect of Hertz is on current wage-and-hour class action litigation, but for those who were remanded because their federal district court applied a "business activity" test and rejected that...
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