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Pitfalls Leading to Class Action in Labor and Employment

Understand how and why a class action is started and learn how to defend against this type of action.

Few things frighten business leaders more than the words class action. All lawsuits create headaches and are expensive. Class actions, however, truly are in a class by themselves. From exponentially increased expenses, to correspondingly severe penalties, a class action can lay waste to a company's finances and topple its leadership. This topic will explore the mechanics of class actions in the employment context to demonstrate what the target company will face once it reaches the courthouse, and with an eye toward practical solutions that should help steer the target company into the best possible footing to defend against the claim.

89 minutes
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Agenda

What Are the Requirements for Creating a Class?

  • Timeline of Typical Events in a Class Action Case
  • The Requirements to Certify a Class

Defending Against a Class Action

  • Actions to Take Upon Learning of a Class Action
  • Options for Opposing Class Certification
  • Class Action Discovery

Settling Class Actions

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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on February 12, 2020.

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  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • MT CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Montana Commission of Continuing Legal Education for a total of 1.5 CLE credits.
     
  • NC CLE 1.25
     
  • This program has been approved by the North Carolina State Bar Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.25 CLE hours.
     
  • NM CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 hours of credit.
     
  • OR CLE 1.5
     
  • Approved for 1.5 CLE credits in Oregon.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

Virginia MCLE requirements do not allow approval for programs that do not include an audio or audiovisual component.

This program was previously offered as a live webinar. Virginia MCLE requirements do not allow approval for attendance at duplicate programs.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Hannesson I. Murphy

Hannesson I. Murphy

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

  • Partner in Barnes & Thornburg LLP’s Indianapolis, Indiana office and a member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Department
  • Represents employers in virtually all aspects of the employment relationship with their employees, including counseling employers with respect to the hiring, discipline and separation of employees, and if necessary, the representation of employers in connection with litigated disputes
  • Represented employers in a wide variety of matters before state and federal courts, administrative agencies, and in arbitration, including individual and class or collective action claims relating to issues such as discrimination, harassment or wrongful discharge, alleged violations of the terms and conditions of employment, unemployment claims, wage and hour claims, and litigation concerning noncompetition and nonsolicitation agreements
  • Active in the legal community and recently served as the chair of the Employment Law Section of the Defense Trial Counsel of Indiana
  • Admitted to practice in Indiana, Florida, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Supreme Court, the Seventh and Eleventh Circuit Courts of Appeal, and all U.S. District Courts for Indiana and Florida
  • B.A. degree in international relations, cum laude, Florida International University; J.D. degree, cum laude, Miami School of Law
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Product ID: 407216
Published 2020
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