Updates & Case Filings

On May 6, 2019, Defendant FCA files its Motion to Strike References in Second Amended Complaint Purportedly Based on Documents, Data and/or Property Unlawfully Obtained by Plaintiffs.

update 20

 

On April 22, 2019, we filed our Reply to Defendant’s Response to Plaintiff’s Motion for Conditional Certification, Judicial Notice, and Motion to Compel. This relates to Updates 7 and 13. We, the Plaintiffs, are seeking a Court Order certifying the class as defined in our Complaint.

Update 19

 

On April 4, 2019, the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit DENIED Defendant FCA’s Petition for Rehearing and/or Rehearing En Banc. This means that Plaintiffs may proceed with their case and seek Class Certification.

Update 18

 

On February 22, 2019, Defendant FCA filed their Petition for Rehearing and/or Rehearing En Banc to the United States’ Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals in an effort to have their prior decision reversed. See Update 16.

update 17

 

On February 8, 2019, the United States’ Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals denied Defendant’s petition for permission to appeal the District Court’s ruling that subgroups are legally viable in disparate impact collective action cases, allowing Plaintiffs to move forward with their action.

update 16

 

update 15

On September 4, 2018, the Court filed its Order Granting Motion to Certify Issue for Interlocutory Appeal and to Stay Proceedings.  This essentially means that the case will be put on hold while the United States' Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals addressed issues raised in this case.  

 

update 14

On August 24, 2018, we filed Plaintiffs' Response to Defendant's Motion to Certify the Court's August 6, 2018 Order Regarding the Validity of Subclasses in ADEA DIsparate Impact Collective Actions for Immediate Appeal and Stay Proceedings Pending Appeal.  (See Update 11).  

 

update 13

Also on August 20, 2018, Defendant filed its Response to Plaintiffs' Motion for Conditional Certification, Judicial Notice, and Motion to Compel.  (See Update 7).  

 

update 12

On August 20, 2018, Defendant filed its Answer and Affirmative and/or Other Defenses to Plaintiffs' Second Amended Collective/Class Action Complaint.  (See Update 5).  

 

update 11

On the heels of the denial of Defendant's motion to dismiss, on August 10, 2018, Defendant filed its Motion to Certify the Court's August 6, 2018, Order Regarding Validity of Subclasses in ADEA Disparate Impact Collective Actions for Immediate Appeal and to Stay Proceedings Pending Appeal.  

 

update 10

On August 6, 2018, the Court issued its Opinion and Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part Defendant's Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Second Amended Complaint and/or Motion to Strike Class and Collective Action Allegations.  

 

update 9

On July 11, 2018, the Parties appeared before the Court for oral arguments on Defendant's Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Second Amended Class/Collective Action Complaint and/or Motion to Strike Class and Collective Action Allegations in the Second Amended Complaint.  

 

update 8

On April 11, 2018, we filed Plaintiffs'Response to Defendant's Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Second Amended Class/Collective Action Complaint and/or Motion to Strike Class and Collective Action Allegations in the Second Amended Complaint.  This is a response brief to Update 6 below.  

 

On February 23, 2018, we filed a Motion for Conditional Certification, Judicial Notice, and Motion to Compel, asking the Court to Certify our defined Class.  

Update 7

 

As anticipated, on February 21, 2018, Defendant FCA filed their Motion to Dismiss Plaintiffs' Second Amended Class/Collective Action Complaint and/or Motion to Strike Class and Collective Action Allegations in the Second Amended Complaint.  

update 6

 

On January 22, 2018, we filed Plaintiffs' Second Amended Collective/Class Action Complaint adding additional facts and allegations of age discrimination.  

Update 5 

 

On December 15, 2017, the Court denied Defendant FCA's Motion and allowed Plaintiffs to file a Second Amended Complaint.  

Update 4

In response, we filed Plaintiffs' Response to Defendant's Motion to Compel Arbitration; Motion to Dismiss; and/or Motion to Strike Class Allegations in the First Amended Complaint.  

Update 3

 

Defendant FCA filed its Motion to Compel Arbitration; Motion to Dismiss; and/or Motion to Strike Class Allegations in the First Amended Complaint.  

Update 2

update 1

The case was filed in Federal Court in the Eastern District of Michigan, Southern Division.  Click the Complaint below to see its full contents.