College Sports Scouting Co. Pays $1.6M To OT Class

Law360, New York (March 21, 2014, 7:57 PM EDT) -- A Chicago federal judge approved a $1.6 million class action settlement Wednesday in a case that accused National Collegiate Scouting Association Inc., which matches athletes with prospective collegiate programs, of violating federal and state law by failing to pay “scout coordinators” overtime wages. 

U.S. District Judge Susan E. Cox gave final approval to the deal, calling it a fair and reasonable resolution and noting that no class members had objected to the pact.

“The court finds that the strength of the plaintiff's case on the merits,...
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