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$3M Deal In Private-Prison Wage Suit Needs Do-Over

Law360 (September 13, 2018, 8:06 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge Wednesday rejected a $3 million deal between a private prison operator and employees who claim they weren’t paid for time spent at security checkpoints, saying the parties need to perform a major overhaul of the agreement to win court approval.

U.S. District Judge Dale A. Drozd rejected a June motion seeking preliminary approval for the deal. The motion had said the class comprised of approximately 1,075 workers at various CoreCivic Inc. prisons who weren’t paid for time spent clearing security on their...
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Case Information

Case Title

Gonzalez v. Corrections Corporation of America et al

Case Number



California Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Jobs


Dale A. Drozd

Date Filed

December 19, 2016

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