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Category: Ascertainability

July 23, 2021
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Eleventh Circuit Rules Administrative Feasibility is Not Required for Class Certification but Remains a Factor in Class Manageability Analysis

In Cherry v. Dometic Corp., 986 F.3d 1296 (11th Cir. Feb. 2, 2021), the Eleventh Circuit furthered the divide among the circuits as to whether putative class representatives must prove the existence of an administratively feasible method to identify absent class members as a precondition for class certification. Ultimately, the […]

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September 29, 2020 Emily M. Melvin
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In Blow to Gig Economy, Third Circuit Rules Shoddy Records are No Bar to Class Certification

Gig economy companies increasingly face class action lawsuits brought by their workers. Uber, Lyft, Instacart, Doordash, and Amazon, to name a few, have confronted multiple lawsuits alleging the companies misclassified employees as independent contractors. While the merits of these claims are vigorously debated in the courtroom, legislature, and public arena, […]

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