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Lessons To Be Learned From Another Successful Defense Of An Assistant Manager Class Action

Posted in Class Actions

I have written several times about Assistant Manager class actions being quite difficult to defend because these employees often perform a great deal of “subordinate” type work, making the issue of “primary duty” a tricky one.  In a recent class action involving these employees, a federal judge has denied a motion for conditional certification (which… Continue Reading

Does The Wal-Mart Case Help FLSA Defendants?

Posted in Class Actions

In a recent posting in the MS & K Employment Alert, Steven Schneider and Ivan Perkins wrote about the recent Supreme Court decision in Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes.  In Dukes, the Court de-certified a class of more than one million people.  Although the Court held that the individual plaintiffs were entitled to determination of… Continue Reading