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Court Dismisses EEOC ADA Class Action Complaint Under Twombly

A recent decision from the United States District Court for the Northern District of Illinois contains three important lessons for employment class action litigation. The first is that disability cases, such as those under the Americans with Disabilities Act, are particularly hard to prosecute as a class. The second is a reminder that the parties, even if the … Continue Reading

Sixth Circuit Dismisses Class Action ADA Case

Class actions alleging disability discrimination are rare.  In addition to the challenges posed in other types of cases, efforts to cobble a class together face an additional layer of problems relating to the identity of the class itself.  Unlike a sex discrimination case, for example, in which a class may be defined by a single … Continue Reading