Senior Living Managers Get OK For $7.5M Deal In OT Suit
By Matthew Heller
Law360, Los Angeles (November 1, 2013, 10:17 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday granted final approval to the $7.5 million settlement of a nationwide Fair Labor Standards Act collective action alleging the operator of Holiday Retirement homes for seniors stiffed more than 3,300 resident managers on overtime by misclassifying them as exempt.
U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee signed off on the deal after 70 percent of the class of Holiday Retirement employees around the country submitted claim forms with not one class member objecting to the settlement. The company had agreed to...