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December 21, 2022
2022 saw the nation's smallest federal court of appeals weigh in on thorny employment issues, a Black Lives Matter face mask lawsuit, and a novel criminal prosecution against a state court judge.
August 17, 2022
Two appeals court rulings that cracked down on wage and hour group litigation have led to a circuit split that remains in place after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to step in. Here, Law360 marks the rulings' first anniversary by examining their impact and limits over the last 12 months.
January 24, 2022
Plaintiffs' lawyers have to carefully consider where to initiate wage and hour suits now that circuit courts are split about whether a collective action filed in one state may include individuals who worked for the defendant in a different state, attorneys told Law360.
January 13, 2022
A split First Circuit panel ruled Thursday that workers who live outside the state where a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action is being litigated can opt in and assert overtime wage violations, while a dissenting judge criticized the majority for unnecessarily weighing in and creating a precedent-setting circuit split.
January 03, 2022
The new year is shaping up to be chock-full of cases for wage-and-hour attorneys to watch, including three before the U.S. Supreme Court that could expand employers' right to divert a suit to arbitration. Here are seven to keep an eye on.
September 30, 2021
In the coming months, federal circuit courts will be busy considering wage and hour cases addressing rules for representative actions, pay discrimination and paychecks for federal employees that were delayed by a government shutdown, among other things. Here are five to watch.