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Vol 21 No 11 Nov/Dec 2016

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Employment Class and Collective Actions: Proceedings of the New York University 56th Annual Conference on Labor

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ISBN13: 9789041125057
Published: January 2009
Publisher: Kluwer Law International
Country of Publication: Netherlands
Format: Hardback
Price: £140.00



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Long regarded as a powerful means to seek individual damages against a corporate defendant, class actions have become a staple of the U.S. litigation system. In recent years, however, several highly significant Supreme Court decisions have weakened the commonality claims of defendants, particularly in workplace discrimination actions. In light of this background, the trends and prospects of employment class actions were the theme of the 56th annual proceedings of the prestigious New York University Conference on Labor, held in May 2003. This important volume reprints the papers presented at that conference, as well as some additional contributions.