Foot Locker Can't Appeal Class Bid Despite Dukes: Ill. Court

Law360, New York (December 1, 2011, 5:13 PM EST) -- The Illinois Supreme Court on Wednesday nixed Foot Locker Inc.'s bid to appeal, in light of the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. v. Dukes, the certification of a class of its employees for wage-and-hour claims.

The plaintiffs won class certification from the Cook County Circuit Court in May for a class of nonmanagerial hourly retail employees in the state to bring claims that due to a defective timekeeping system and corporate policies the shoe seller failed to pay its workers for all hours...
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