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NELA AARP Amicus Brief - In re Anthem & Express Scripts ERISa Litigation

On May 2, 2018, NELA was pleased to join with AARP and AARP Foundation Litigation in filing an amicus brief on behalf of the plaintiffs/appellants in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in In re Express Scripts Inc. & Anthem, Inc. ERISA Litigation . The Employee Retirement...

In re Express Scripts Anthem ERISA Litigation_NELA AARP Amicus Brief_050218.pdf


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NWLC NELA Amicus Brief_Jock, et al. v. Sterling Jewelers (2d Cir.)_031418

On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, NELA joined the National Women’s Law Center (NWLC) and a group of over two dozen women’s, employee, and civil rights organizations in supporting the Plaintiff-Appellants in their appeal in Jock, et al. v. Sterling Jewelers , pending currently in the U.S. Court of...

Jock v. Sterling Jewelers_NWLC NELA Amicus Brief_031418.pdf


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ACLU CWLL NELA Amicus Brief_Legg v. Ulster County_2d Cir_011118

On January 11, 2018, NELA joined a coalition of civil rights and gender equity groups in signing an amicus brief filed by the ACLU Women's Rights Project (WRP) and the Center for WorkLife Law (CWLL) in Legg et al. v. Ulster County (2d Cir.). This case concerns the appropriate interpretation...

Legg v. Ulster County_ACLU CWLL NELA Amicus Brief_2d Cir_011118.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Wang et al. v. Hearst Corp. (2d Cir.)

On January 13, 2017, NELA joined a coalition of groups led by the National Employment Law Project (NELP) in filing an amicus brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on behalf of the Plaintiff-Appellants in Wang et al. v. Hearst Corp. This case involves the appeal of a...

Wang v. Hearst Corp_Amicus Final_011317.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Saleem v. Corporate Transportation Group (2nd Circuit)

On April 28, 2015, NELA joined the National Employment Law Project (NELP), the Legal Aid Society of New York, Urban Justice Center, and Make the Road New York (MRNY) to file an amicus brief in support of plaintiffs-appellants Mazhar Saleem and more than 200 opt-in plaintiffs and others...

FINAL Filed Amicus Brief Saleem v. CTG.pdf


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NELA Joins Amicus Brief In Driver Misclassification Case

On April 28, 2015, NELA joined the National Employment Law Project (NELP), the Legal Aid Society of New York, Urban Justice Center, and Make the Road New York (MRNY) to file an amicus brief in support of plaintiffs-appellants Mazhar Saleem and more than 200 opt-in plaintiffs and others...


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NELA Amicus Brief: In Jacob v. Duane Reade, Inc. (2nd Circuit)

On April 22, 2014, NELA joined the Impact Fund and 24 other nonprofit organizations that advocate for workers’ rights, including the Legal Aid Society, LatinoJustice PRLDEF, the Legal Aid Society-Employment Law Center, the National Employment Law Project and Public Justice, in submitting...

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NELA Amicus Brief: Wang v. The Hearst Corporation (2nd Circuit)

On March 3, 2014, NELA joined the National Employment Law Project (NELP), the Economic Policy Institute, the Writers Guild of America East, Ross Perlin and Professor David Yamada in submitting an amicus curiae brief in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit in support of plaintiff...

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NELA Amicus Brief: Roach v. T. L. Cannon Corp. (2nd Circuit)

In Roach v. T. L. Cannon Corp. , the district court denied class certification of a putative class of employees of an Applebee's restaurant chain who were denied wages to which they were entitled under federal and New York law based upon the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in Comcast v....

Roach v. TL Cannon NELA Amicus Brief_Final.pdf


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NELA Amicus Brief: Adams v. Festival Fun Parks (2nd Circuit)

NELA was joined by The Arc of the Unites States, the National Disability Rights Network, The Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons with Disabilities, and Disability Rights Vermont on an amicus brief in this case to ensure that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit had a full...

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NELA, AARP And Pension Rights Center Urge Supreme Court To Grant Cert In ERISA Case

On July 24, 2012, AARP, NELA and the Pension Rights Center filed an amicus curiae brief urging the U.S. Supreme Court to grant a petition for certiorari in Gray v. Citigroup, Inc. (No. 11-1531). In a ruling that abrogates ERISA’s primary purposes, the Second Circuit held that fiduciaries...

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2009 NELA Amicus Brief: In re Citigroup ERISA Litigation (2nd Circuit)

NELA's amicus brief addresses how the district court’s decision removing employer stock investments and offerings from ERISA’s trustee responsibilities and accompanying fiduciary protections, where the plan mandates the investments or offerings, conflicts with 1) ERISA’s...

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NELA Amicus: Parisi/Chen-Oster v. Goldman Sachs (2d Circuit)

NELA, along with a broad coalition of employee rights and civil rights organizations, including the Asian American Justice Center, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund, the National Employment Law Project, the National Partnership...

Parisi v Goldman Sachs_NELAAmiciCuriaeBrief_Final_070212.pdf


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NELA, The Institute & NELP File 2d Cir. Amicus Brief To Protect FLSA Collective Action Rights

On May 18, 2012, NELA, its public interest organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to affirm the district court’s rejection of a...


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NELA Amicus: Sutherland v. Ernst & Young (2d Circuit)

On May 18, 2012, NELA, its public interest organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to affirm the district court’s rejection of...

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NELA, The Institute & NELP File Amicus Brief To Protect FLSA Collective Action Rights

On April 20, 2012, NELA, its public interest organization, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to affirm the district court’s rejection of a...

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NELA Amicus Brief: Raniere v. Citigroup (2d Circuit)

NELA, The Employee Rights Advocacy Institute For Law & Policy, and the National Employment Law Project (NELP), filed an amicus brief urging the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit to affirm the district court’s rejection of a collective action ban in an arbitration agreement...

Raniere v Citigroup_NELAAmicusBrief_Final.pdf