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Law360, Miami (October 13, 2016, 9:15 PM EDT) — A Florida federal judge dismissed a pair of putative class actions against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts and two consulting companies Thursday, ruling the allegations failed to support claims they conspired to replace Disney employees with foreign workers in violation of the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.

In nearly identical orders, U.S. District Judge Gregory A. Presnell agreed with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S. Inc., Cognizant Technology Solutions and HCL that claims that the consultants made false statements in applications to obtain H-1B visas…

Source: Law360