Steve & Barry's Workers Ask 2nd Circ. To Revive Suit

Law360, New York (June 2, 2011, 7:54 PM EDT) -- Former employees of Steve & Barry's asked the Second Circuit on Thursday to revive mass layoff claims against private equity investors in the failed retail chain, arguing that a lower court judge failed to address all relevant issues in dismissing the suit.

A lawyer for the employees, Jack A. Raisner of Outten & Golden LLP told a three-judge panel during arguments in New York that a federal district court wrongly entered a final judgment in the case while offering no explanation for the decision.

“Failure to...
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