CA Employment class actions down last week

“This report covers the period from July 24 – 30, 2009, during which time 47 new class actions were filed. While labor law class actions often top this list by a wide margin, this reporting period saw considerable balance among three separate areas. During this reporting period, only 17 class actions alleging employment-related claims were filed, representing only 36% of the total number of new class actions filed — well below normal, as labor law class actions often account for more than half of all of the new class actions filed in California state and federal courts during any particular week. Only two other categories met the 10% threshold: there were 11 new class actions alleging violations of the Electronic Fund Transfer Act (23%), and 10 new class actions alleging violations of California’s Unfair Competition Law (UCL), which includes false advertising claims (21%).”

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