In Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk, just decided on April 16, 2013, the U.S. Supreme Court held that, in a Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) case, an early settlement offer to an employee which moots his or her individual FLSA claim will preclude the employee from continuing with a larger collective action on behalf
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Appellate Law — What Are Amicus Curiae Briefs?
By David Urban on
Posted in Appeals, Litigation
Public agency officials and employees may read newspaper articles about recently decided landmark cases in public sector labor and employment law, and may feel relief, anger, surprise, or vindication in the result. This is especially true if the decision impacts how the agency functions on a day-to-day basis. These same individuals may also find developing…