Plaintiffs in employment cases scored wins on class certification motions at record rates last year, according to a new report from Seyfarth Shaw.

The firm’s 16th annual report on workplace class action litigation, which analyzed 1,467 decisions in cases brought against employers in federal and state courts across the country, found that in 2019 plaintiffs secured conditional class certification rulings in 81% of wage and  hour cases, 65% of ERISA cases, and 64% of employment discrimination cases.

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