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Ross v. RBS Citizens N.A. d/b/a Charter One (7th Cir. 2012)

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Seventh Circuit Weighs In On Commonality Requirement in Class Actions

Franczek Radelet P.C • February 09, 2012
The Seventh Circuit recently applied the Supreme Court’s Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes decision to class certification in a wage and hour action, and affirmed the certification of two classes. Ross v. RBS Citizens N.A. d/b/a Charter One. The Seventh Circuit held that the district court did not abuse its discretion in certifying two classes of bank employees and that this certification met the commonality requirement clarified in Dukes.