Decisions Issued in Two C.H. Robinson Cases Seeking Class Action Status

September 26, 2006

The court granted C.H. Robinson's motion to decertify the FLSA overtime claims of over 500 employees and former employees of the company, and dismissed the FLSA overtime claims without prejudice except for those of the named plaintiffs.

Apr 5, 2005 

C.H. Robinson, represented by the firm, defeated class certification on a sexual harassment claim in a gender discrimination case.  The court certified a class on pay and promotion claims, but only as to liability, injunctive and declaratory relief and not for damages.  The court severed monetary damages and reserved a decision on the certification of damages if liability is found on the pay and promotion claims at trial. 

C.H. Robinson also won summary judgment on 10 of the 12 named plaintiffs' individual sexual harassment claims. 

In a FLSA overtime case, claiming that the company misclassified employees as non-exempt, C.H. Robinson won summary judgment on the exempt status of one of the named plaintiffs for the collective action.  C.H. Robinson also defeated plaintiffs' class-wide motion for summary judgment on their overtime claims.

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