Peter Felsenfeld

Peter Felsenfeld

Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP

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California Restaurant Managers Get Second Chance at Class Action

In Martinez v. Joe’s Crab Shack Holdings, the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District reversed an order denying class certification to a group of managerial restaurant employees allegedly misclassified as...more

12/17/2013 - Class Action Class Certification Exempt-Employees Non-Exempt Employees Restaurant Industry

Courts May Certify Class Claims Where Damages Differ

In Benton v. Telecom Network Specialists, Inc., the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District affirmed that employee wage and hour and meal break cases may be suitable for class certification even where...more

10/22/2013 - Class Action Class Certification Complex Litigation Damages Employer Liability Issues Rest and Meal Break Wage and Hour

It Just Got Easier To Remove Class Actions

In Rodriguez v. AT&T Mobility Services LLC the Ninth Circuit cited recent United States Supreme Court precedent to make it more difficult for class action plaintiffs to pursue their claims in state court. Rodriquez has...more

9/5/2013 - AT&T Mobility CAFA Class Action Removal SCOTUS Standard Fire Ins. Co. v. Knowles

EEOC to proceed with class action disability discrimination case against UPS

In a ruling that could negatively impact employers, an Illinois federal judge has allowed the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) to proceed with a class action disability discrimination case against United...more

1/18/2013 - Class Action Disability Disability Discrimination Discrimination EEOC Motion to Dismiss

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