On Monday of this week, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision which is a major win for employers. The Court substantially restricted when employees can join together in a “class action” against their employers to assert claims of discrimination, retaliation and related claims. This landmark decision gives significant protections from class actions, especially large, multi-state employers. To access the entire decision, click here.
Each case a business or individual may face is unique and may require legal advice. If you have any questions about this ruling or how it might affect you, please contact John Egbert or another member of our Labor and Employment Department.