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9th Circ. Affirms Staffing Agency's 2nd Try At $4.5M Deal

Law360 (May 18, 2018, 8:09 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit affirmed a $4.5 million settlement resolving wage and meal break claims between Labor Ready Southwest Inc. and a class with more than 200,000 members after rejecting the parties’ earlier agreement, finding Friday that the district court adequately examined the deal’s fairness the second time around.

The three-judge panel said that although signs of the problems the appellate court found when it reversed the approval of a 2013 agreement between Labor Ready Southwest, now known as People Ready Inc., and its workers remained, the...
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Case Title

Margie Bedolla, et al v. Labor Ready Southwest


Case Number

16-56621

Court

Appellate - 9th Circuit

Nature of Suit

3790 Other Labor Litigation

Date Filed

October 31, 2016

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