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SDNY Judge Refuses to Approve Overbroad Use of Social Media to Notify Members of Opt-in Class of Action

On March 31, 2015 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner As we reported here in December, Judge Nathan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled that putative class representatives in an FLSA collective action could notify former Gawker interns of their opt-in rights via social media – subject to her approval […]

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SDNY Judge Permits Use of Social Media to Notify Potential Opt-In Plaintiffs of Conditionally Certified Collective Action by Unpaid Interns

On December 29, 2014 by Schnader in Labor and Employment

By Scott J. Wenner In an unpublished ruling last month, Federal Judge Alison Nathan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted the request of counsel for a putative class of unpaid interns to use social media to target potential opt-in plaintiffs. The action, Mark v. […]

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