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CIVIL PROCEDURE - Class or representative actions - Certification

Thursday, July 19, 2018 @ 5:36 AM  

Appeal by the representative plaintiff in a class action, Thorne, from an order certifying a counterclaim by the defendant, the College of the North Atlantic. A proposed class action alleged that the College breached a contractual obligation to pay a cost of living allowance to instructors and support staff who lived and worked in Qatar between 2008 and 2011. In 2014, the action was certified and Thorne was appointed the representative plaintiff. In 2015, the College filed a defence and counterclaim. The College denied a breach...