Animators Say Anti-Poaching Suit Deserves Class Cert

Law360, Washington (February 11, 2016, 7:32 PM EST) -- A proposed class of animators accusing Disney and other studios of scheming not to poach each other’s workers laid out their case for class certification in a motion released Wednesday, telling a California federal judge that years of collusion affected animators across six studios.

Calling the case a “textbook” class action, the proposed class said the best way to handle the allegations against six studios would be through a class action. According to the motion, the studios allegedly colluded to set compensation for animators and prevent...
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