Want to get this daily news briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.
WHAT WE’RE WATCHING
GAINING - Plaintiffs in employment cases scored wins on class certification motions at record rates last year, Ross Todd reports. According to Seyfarth Shaw’s 16th annual report on workplace class-action litigation, plaintiffs secured certification in 81% of wage and hour cases, 65% for ERISA, and 64% for employment discrimination. Good news for defense counsel is that although plaintiffs won “first-stage” certification motions at a record clip, employers had increasing success in winning “second-stage” decertification motions.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]