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KPMG Audit Associates Win Conditional Class Certification in FLSA Action
Posted on 31 Jan 2012 by Abbey Spanier

On January 3, 2012, in Pippins v. KPMG LLP , 2012 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 949 (S.D.N.Y. Jan. 3, 2012) [ an enhanced version of this opinion is available to subscribers ], U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon issued an order conditionally certifying... Read More

Informal Conversations with Department of Labor are Insufficient to Avoid Liquidated Damages in Class Action
Posted on 1 Jun 2012 by Abbey Spanier

In McLean v. Garage Management Corp ., Judge Denise Cote of the Southern District of New York reaffirmed the high standards an employer must meet in order to avoid liquidated damages under the Fair Labor Standards Act-holding that lessons learned from... Read More

SCOTUS Returns to Unanswered Question from Symczyk
Posted on 20 May 2015 by Philip Miles

Remember the FLSA "pick-off" case? In Genesis Healthcare v. Symczyk, the Court held that if an FLSA collective action becomes moot as to the only plaintiff (before additional plaintiffs were added), then the entire claim becomes moot (and the... Read More