Deal For Axed Casino Ship Workers Denied For Now

Law360, New York (July 14, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has rejected a proposed settlement in a suit between a defunct gambling cruise ship operator and its former workers, but asked a magistrate judge to consider the parties' renewed, more detailed motion in support of the settlement.

Judge Mary S. Scriven of the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida on Tuesday signed an order accepting the magistrate judge's initial report and recommendations denying the settlement, which encompassed individual claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act and a class claim under...
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