It has been a busy year for employment class and collective actions, and there are many practical implications from recent decisions. Orin Kurtz will provide an update on new decisions and will also provide a general overview of practical considerations relating to litigating and settling employment class and collective actions from the perspectives of both the employee and the employer.
Provide an update of recent decisions concerning employment class and collective actions
Examine the practical implications of those recent decisions
Gain practical strategies for litigating and settling employment class and collective actions from the perspectives of both the employee and the employer
Orin Kurtz has represented employees, consumers and investors in class and collective actions since 2004. He has obtained notable settlements in class and collective actions on behalf of employees, including a collective action against a multinational media company for failure to pay overtime that resulted in a $5,000,000 aggregate settlement.
Mr. Kurtz is a frequent speaker at national employment law conventions and has spoken at the American Bar Association Employment Rights & Responsibilities midwinter meeting, the National CLE Conference in Vail, Colorado, and at local CLEs in New York.
I was happy to hear about the notice requirement for NYS class actions. The lecturer knows his stuff. It's an important strategic tool that I recommend plaintiffs' bar to use.