Representative Action

Representative Action

A legal action in which one or a few members of a class sue on behalf of themselves and other members of the same class; a lawsuit brought by the stockholders of a corporation, on its behalf, for the enforcement of a corporate right.

Cross-references

Class Action.

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The author considers the impact of Latino representatives in US Congress and the role they play in the American political system, arguing that representative ethnicity influences representative action and exploring why representatives matter for the political inclusion and influence of Latinos.
As well as the North East being to the fore as far as the women's race is concerned a number of male athletes will also be in representative action.
But on Monday, RGL Management Ltd confirmed they will launch a group representative action against RBS next year on behalf of more than 1000 businesses.
PAGA claims have become increasingly popular, in part because of their lack of representative action procedural safeguards III.
The case hinges on whether the plaintiff in a representative action under PAGA is entitled to discovery of the names and contact information of other "aggrieved employees" at the beginning of the proceeding, or if the plaintiff is first required to show good cause in order to have access to such information.
We are doing for them in vicarious representative action what they cannot do for themselves.
The early representative action avoided this problem entirely by allowing parties to join into a collective judgment that was secured for them, but otherwise suffer no adverse consequences.
The new provision provided that I could only pursue claims on "an individual basis, not as a plaintiff or class member in any class or representative action or proceeding.
Claims can also be pursued in a representative action where one representative claimant or defendant acts on behalf of a class of individuals.
The Super League clubs also have a blank weekend on June 17 when attention turns to representative action with a scheduled international weekend, details of which will be announced shortly.
NYSD Premier League sides in representative action on Sunday are: ECB Premier League at Nottingham in national inter-league semi-final: Dan Hodgson (Middlesbrough), Doug Mulholland, Peter Armstrong, Liam Coates (all Darlington), Mike Layfield, James Clarkson (both Richmondshire), Ian West (Great Ayton), Will Brown, Andrew Weighell, Ian Still (all Stokesley), Dan Conway (Bishop Auckland).
2 below, which seeks a collective resolution of a group of claims filed by individual litigants, a representative action permits one person or entity to file suit and to represent an individual or group of individuals who do not themselves join the litigation as parties.

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