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Supreme Court Considers Whether Offer of Judgment Moots Collective Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) An employer's offer of judgment in an amount representing alleged unpaid wages plus attorney fees, costs and expenses under Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 68 to an employee who brought a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) moots the collective...

“Full of Sound and Fury, Signifying (Almost) Nothing”: Supreme Court Passes on Larger Issues in FLSA Collective Action Decision

by Daniel D. Fassio Though traditional class actions have long been barred under the Fair Labor Standards Act, Congress provided within the statute a provision allowing "collective actions." The provision provided a vehicle for groups of employees with similar grievances to be represented...