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Employers Faced CAFA Challenges In 2007: Study

Law360 (January 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Although it is still a fairly new law, the Class Action Fairness Act of 2005 continued to have a significant impact on employment litigation in 2007, according to a report by Seyfarth Shaw LLP employment attorneys.

The firm’s fourth Annual Workplace Class Action Litigation Report indicated that CAFA, which changed the methods through which a defendant can remove a case filed in state court to federal district court, had a particular impact on wage-and-hour class actions filed in state court.

“The past 12 months saw evolving...
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