$1.7M Settlement Gets Green Light In Goodyear OT Suit

Law360, New York (May 10, 2012, 2:00 PM EDT) -- A $1.7 million settlement deal should wrap up a collective action brought against Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. by service managers who said the company misclassified them and failed to pay them overtime, a magistrate judge in Florida said Wednesday.

A May 3 joint motion from plaintiff Wayne Fiore and Goodyear that asked the court to approve the deal should be granted and the Fair Labor Standards Act case should be dismissed with prejudice, U.S. Magistrate Judge Sheri Polster Chappell's recommendation said.

The parties agreed that...
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