Lawyers Weigh In On Supreme Court's FLSA Ruling

Law360, New York (April 16, 2013, 9:28 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court found Tuesday that a nurse's putative Fair Labor Standards Act collective action against Genesis Healthcare Corp. cannot proceed because the employer's offer of full relief for her individual claims rendered the case moot. Here, employment attorneys tell Law360 why the 5-4 ruling in Genesis HealthCare Corp. et al. v. Laura Symczyk is significant.

Richard Alfred, Seyfarth Shaw LLP

"Genesis is most important because of the distinction the Supreme Court has now expressly recognized between FLSA collective and Rule 23 class actions. Unlike...
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