On May 3, 2011, the Second Circuit rejected an appeal by a group of Registered Nurses (“RNs”) of the partial denial of their motion for class certification.   In a case pending since 2006, the RNs contend that certain hospitals in the Albany-Schenectady-Troy metropolitan area conspired to depress salaries in violation of the Sherman Antitrust Act

In one of the last decisions of 2010, a Minnesota federal judge issued an opinion that flipped on its head the statutory time limitations imposed upon an individual’s right to sue under the Minnesota Human Rights Act (“MHRA”), greatly eroding an employer’s ability to determine predict when the threat of litigation is over.  The MHRA