Tag Archives: “Equal Pay Act class actions”

Seventh Circuit Affirms Denial of Certification in Equal Pay Act/Title VII Gender Case

Decades ago, Rolls-Royce drew some attention for contending that its cars did not “break down,” but, rather, “failed to proceed.”   In a recent case from the Seventh Circuit, a putative class action against that company not only “failed to proceed,” but broke down utterly. In Randall v. Rolls-Royce Corporation.pdf., Case No. 10-3446 (7th Cir. Mar. … Continue Reading

A Late Addition to the Roster: Paycheck Fairness Act Finally Appears in the Senate

With the Senate a mere four weeks away from adjournment for campaign season, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid turned a few heads when he reintroduced the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 3772) to the legislative calendar on September 14th.  The Act, which earlier this summer President Obama called a “common sense bill,” is intended to update … Continue Reading