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Mar 22, 2017
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Class Action Roundup – March 22, 2017

by Corrado Rizzi

An Associated Press report published on ESPN.com says a lawsuit filed by minor league baseball players over allegations that they're paid less than minimum wage has been recertified as a class action by a federal judge.… More

Mar 10, 2017
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House Republicans Move Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act Forward

by Corrado Rizzi

After hours of debate—and with no hearings held on the matter before it quickly cleared the House Judiciary Committee—the Republican-controlled House of Representatives Thursday passed Virginia Rep. Bob Goodlatte's H.R. 985, the misleadingly titled Fairness in Class Action Litigation Act of 2017.… More

Mar 10, 2017
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Class Action Roundup – March 10, 2017

by Corrado Rizzi

A judge has certified a large class of individuals in a class action that claims the plaintiffs and others were held at a 1,500-bed Aurora, Colorado immigration detention center and forced to work for as little as $1 per day or for no pay at all.… More

Mar 9, 2017
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Sterling Jewelers Worker Arbitration Standoff Encapsulates Goal of H.R. 985

by Corrado Rizzi

The pace at which a nearly decade-old employee arbitration claim against Sterling Jewelers—the parent company of Jared the Galleria of Jewelry and Kay Jewelers—has moved can accurately be described as "glacial." And one has no reason to doubt that Sterling and its attorneys prefer it stay that way.… More

Feb 24, 2017
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Class Action Roundup – February 24, 2017

by Corrado Rizzi

U.S. Court of Federal Claims Chief Judge Patricia Campbell-Smith said last week that the government goofed by not paying employees on time for work conducted during the first week of October 2013's shutdown, FederalNewsRadio.com reports.… More

Feb 14, 2017
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The More You Know: Extended Overdraft Fees See Banks Hit With New Lawsuits

It seems like only yesterday that banks across the country were facing class action lawsuits for manipulating customers' transaction orders to maximize overdraft fees.… More

Feb 10, 2017
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Class Action Roundup – February 10, 2017

by Corrado Rizzi

A Reuters report says the United States Supreme Court will hold off on weighing in on the legality of companies requiring workers to give up their right to pursue work-related class actions until at least the fall.… More

Feb 9, 2017
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Trump Proposals to Slash FDA Regulation Puts Profits Over Public Safety

by Stewart L. Cohen, Esq.

On February 1, 2017, President Trump promised the nation's top drug companies that he would slash regulations at the Food and Drug Administration to make it easier for them to manufacture and sell products in the United States.… More

Jan 30, 2017
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Class Action Roundup – January 30, 2017

by Corrado Rizzi

A class action lawsuit has been filed by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) and the National Immigration Law Center (NILC) on behalf of two men from Iraq who were detained at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York following President Donald Trump's executive order.… More

Jan 24, 2017
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'Hamilton' Production Companies Hit with Civil Rights Class Action Suit

by Corrado Rizzi

A proposed class action lawsuit claims the companies behind the hit musical "Hamilton" committed "systematic" civil rights violations by failing to provide blind and visually impaired individuals with audio description services that would allow them to fully enjoy the show.… More

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