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Abbey Spanier LLP: 3rd Circuit Joins 7th, 9th Circuits Holding That Federal Common Law Standard For Successor Liability Applies To FLSA Claims
Posted on 9 Apr 2014 by Abbey Spanier

Last week, the Third Circuit issued a precedential decision holding that the federal common law standard for successor liability is applicable to claims brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act [ enhanced opinion available to lexis.com subscribers ... Read More

2nd Circuit Enforces FLSA Class Action Waiver
Posted on 23 Aug 2013 by Kevin M. LaCroix

Earlier this summer when the U.S. Supreme Court issued its opinion in Italian Colors v. American Express , in which the Court enforced a class action waiver in an arbitration agreement to compel the claimants to arbitrate their antitrust claims, the decision... Read More

Standards For Appointing Class Counsel Under Rule 23(g)
Posted on 2 Nov 2010 by Georgene M. Vairo

Sheinberg v. Sorensen (606 F.3d 130, 2010 U.S. App. LEXIS 10922 [3d Cir. May 28, 2010]) [ enhanced version available to lexis.com subscribers / unenhanced version available from lexisONE Free Case Law ] explores the relationship between Federal Rule of... Read More

AbbeySpanier LLP: Court Certifies Class Of Rite Aid Store Managers Under Rule 23
Posted on 27 Nov 2013 by Abbey Spanier

A former Rite Aid store manager filed a complaint in the Southern District of New York alleging that Rite Aid failed to pay its store managers overtime in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”) and the New York Labor Law (the... Read More