Rodolico v. Unisys Corp., 199 F.R.D. 468 (E.D.N.Y. 2001)
The Court granted plaintiffs’ motion for Rule 23(b) class certification of state law claims for 126 engineers who were 40 or older when laid off by Unisys Corporation and found that the plaintiffs could maintain a collective action under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act on behalf of all employees who had “opted in” to the lawsuit. After deposing all 126 plaintiffs, the defendant settled.