University Of Phoenix Settles Counselors' OT Class Suit

Law360, New York (June 28, 2011, 9:05 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Monday approved a settlement between a class of college enrollment counselors and Apollo Group Inc., which runs the for-profit University of Phoenix, in a suit that accused the university of failing to pay overtime wages.

U.S. District Court Judge J. Curtis Joyner approved the sealed agreement, which was filed June 8.

Erik Sabol and several other former University of Phoenix counselors filed the proposed class action in July 2009, claiming they often worked more than 50 hours per week but were...
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