2nd Circ. To Mull Comcast's Impact On Wage Class Actions

Law360, New York (October 17, 2013, 3:29 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit said Wednesday it would hear two appeals involving how to apply the U.S. Supreme Court's March Comcast decision to wage-and-hour cases “in tandem,” accepting Duane Reade Inc.'s challenge to a class certification ruling in an overtime suit.

The appeals court granted the pharmacy and convenience store chain's petition for leave to appeal a trial judge's decision that affirmed class certification as to liability — but not damages — for a group of more than 775 assistant store managers, and directed that Duane Reade's...
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