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Littler Mendelson on Employment Law Class Actions, Second Edition, Just Released

Littler Mendelson on Employment Law Class Actions, Second Edition with CD-ROM

Written by the attorneys of Littler's Class Action Practice Group, Employment Law Class Actions provides a comprehensive review of the strategic, procedural and legal issues that arise in such matters.

The Second Edition includes an extensive expansion and reorganization of the publication and features a host of new and significant developments in this ever changing area of law, including:

  • A comprehensive update of significant case law. 
  • An expansive discussion of the Supreme Court's decision in Dukes v. Wal-Mart and its impact on class actions. 
  • New issues and developments in FLSA collective actions and California state law wage and hour class actions (which currently comprise approximately 90% of all employment class actions filed).  
  • A new chapter covering issues related to e-discovery.  
  • Discussion of unique issues regarding the CAFA appeals process.
  • New developments regarding EEOC pattern and practice cases.  
  • Emerging trends in standards of admissibility of expert testimony regarding class certification; the role of statistical, anecdotal, and social science evidence; and application of the Daubert standard post-Dukes
  • Further evolution of case law regarding enforceability of arbitration agreements in class and collective actions and the validity of class action waivers (including U.S. Supreme Court's decision in AT&T Mobility v. Concepcion and the NLRB's decision in D.R. Horton).  
  • Developments in pre-certification communication with potential class members and other pre-certification discovery issues.
  • Recent developments in California class actions under the Private Attorneys General Act.  

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