Requirements for Class Actions

In order for an employee to successfully bring a wage and hour class action, (wage claim class action lawsuit) the court must determine that the wage claim lawsuit meets certain criteria. (Also commonly known as elements). While the elements of a class action are fairly similar, they vary depending upon which court hears the class action case. For this reason, determining which court to bring your wage and hour class action lawsuit can be very important. This is where an experienced class action attorney is needed. However, the basic requirements by court are:

1. Oregon Class Actions: For potential wage claim class actions that are filed in Oregon State Circuit Court, Oregon Rules of Civil Procedure section 32 lays out the requirements that the wage claim class action must meet to be certified by the court and allowed to proceed as a class action lawsuit. Oregon Class Actions.

2. Federal Class Actions: For potential wage claim class action that is filed in federal court, or are removed to federal court, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure section 23 lays out the requirements that the wage claim class action must meet to be certified by the court and allowed to proceed as a class action lawsuit. Federal Class Actions.

3. Washington Class Actions: For potential wage claim class actions that are filed in Washington State Superior Court, Washington Rules of Civil Procedure Section 23 lays out the requirements the the wage claim class action must beet to be certified by the court and allowed to proceed as a class action lawsuit. Washington Class Actions.

Wage Claim Attorneys
The lawyers at Schuck Law, LLC focus their law practice on wage claim lawsuits. Our attorneys regularly prosecute Oregon wage claim and class action wage claim lawsuits. In addition to the claims, damages, and penalties for the underlying wage claims, an employee may also sue to recover their costs, disbursements, and attorney fees incurred in prosecution of the class action wage claim lawsuit. This allows the attorneys at Schuck Law, LLC to take class action wage claim lawsuits on a contingency fee basis. This means, with minor exceptions that are within your control, that our attorneys only get paid their attorney fees if they recover wages, damages, and penalties for you and other class members.

The lawyers at Schuck Law, LLC prosecute class action wage wage claims for unpaid wages, deducted wages, untimely paid wages, minimum wages, and other wage claims throughout Oregon, including but not limited to, Portland, Astoria, Beaverton, Bend, Clackamas, Coos Bay, Grants Pass, Hillsboro, Hood River, Klamath Falls, Lincoln City, Madras, McMinnville, Medford, Portland, Sandy, St. Helens, and Tillamook.

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