FLSA; U.S. Supreme Court; Rule 23 class actions; collective actions

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The Supreme Court issued a groundbreaking ruling today in Genesis Healthcare Corp. v. Symczyk that brings into clearer focus the fundamental differences between FLSA collective actions and Rule 23 class actions.  The Court, in a 5-4 decision, held that the mere fact that the named plaintiff in an FLSA collective action asserts

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