Judge Turns Up His Nose To Country Club's OT Settlement

Law360, New York (September 27, 2013, 4:42 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge refused to approve a settlement in an ex-maintenance worker's putative collective action overtime suit against Nassau Country Club, taking issue on Thursday with a confidentiality provision and saying he couldn't determine whether an attorneys' fee award was fair.

U.S. District Judge Denis R. Hurley also pointed out that it was unclear whether the parties had reached an accord on only plaintiff Paul Moreno's Fair Labor Standards Act claim or on his allegations under New York Labor Laws as well, giving the...
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