Dukes Dooms Unpaid Hearst Interns' Bid To Certify OT Class

Law360, New York (May 8, 2013, 8:53 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge rejected a bid for class certification Wednesday from former Hearst Corp. unpaid interns who accused Hearst of violating minimum wage and overtime laws, applying the landmark Dukes ruling and holding that a uniform unpaid internship policy wasn't enough to justify class treatment.

U.S. District Judge Harold Baer shot down the plaintiffs' motion to certify a class on their New York Labor Law claims that would have stretched back to 2006, and also denied them partial summary judgment on the question of...
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Wang v. The Hearst Corporation


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1:12-cv-00793

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

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J. Paul Oetken

Date Filed

February 1, 2012

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