24 Hour Fitness Offers $17.5M To Settle OT Cases

Law360, San Diego (February 22, 2013, 7:05 PM EST) -- About 900 current and former employees of 24 Hour Fitness USA Inc. on Thursday asked a California federal court to give initial approval to a nearly $17.5 million settlement that would resolve a decertified overtime collective action that turned into a protracted fight over where the company could arbitrate individual disputes.

The plaintiffs urged the court to preliminarily sign off on the deal, claiming that it gave equal treatment to the plaintiffs and fell within the range of possible approval. On average, the proposed settlement amounts...
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Case Title

Beauperthuy et al v. 24 Hour Fitness USA, Inc. et al


Case Number

3:06-cv-00715

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions

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Samuel Conti

Date Filed

February 1, 2006

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