Today is Halloween, an occasion when our thoughts turn to jack o’lanterns, ghosts, and zombies. We are particularly fascinated by zombies—the dead returned to life. But we’re not the only ones. In a decision earlier this week, a majority of the National Labor Relations Board voted to reanimate the dead.
The primary goal for defendants at the outset of a class proceeding is refusal of certification. However, it is important to note that denial of certification under the Class Proceedings Act does not put an end to the case.
Earlier this week I wrote about the accounting scandal that has hit the UK-based grocer, Tesco, and the securities class action lawsuit against the company that followed in its wake.
D.R. Horton – the Sequel: NLRB Finds Collective Action Waiver in Arbitration Agreement Unenforceable, Rejects Circuit Court Precedent On the Issue
A three-member majority of the National Labor Relations Board on October 28 reaffirmed employees’ right to bring class and collective action claims [pdf].
Adventuring heroes in fantasy fiction soon learn to fight different types of evil beast differently. Some must be fought by fire, some by water, some by the sword, and some by magic. The hero who foolishly treats diverse opponents the same does so at his peril.
One of the hot topics at this year’s ABA Class Action Institute was ascertainability, the requirement that class members be currently and readily identifiable based on objective criteria.
Northwestern Law professor Martin Redish should be very familiar to readers of this blog. I’ve covered his work before, from his constitutional challenges to the class action through his critique of the cy pres remedy to his surprising turn to what looked like a “trust model” of the class action last year.
On September 19, 2014, Pom Wonderful, LLC dropped its Ninth Circuit appeal of a ruling that dismissed its state deceptive advertising and unfair competition claims against Coca-Cola, a sibling case to a recent Supreme Court decision.
Like everyone else, I have been following the Ebola outbreak news with a mixture of horror and fascination. I never in a million years imagined that I would have occasion to write about the Ebola outbreak on this blog.