Sunday, June 26, 2011

My New Post on ELinfonet: SCOTUS Defines Class Action Glue in Wal-Mart v. Dukes

Last Tuesday, the Supreme Court reversed the Ninth Circuit’s certification of the largest employment discrimination class in history. On Friday, I explained where the Supreme Court was unanimous and where they split 5-4. Now, in my latest ELinfonet post, I explain the five-Justice majority’s definition of the “glue” needed to hold a company-wide class action discrimination suit together. Enjoy!

Posted by Philip Miles, an attorney with McQuaide Blasko in State College, Pennsylvania in the firm's civil litigation and labor and employment law practice groups.