Attys In Au Pair Antitrust Wage Dispute Get $22.9M In Fees

Law360 (August 1, 2019, 9:46 PM EDT) -- A recent Tenth Circuit ruling won't disturb a $65.5 million deal approved two weeks ago that resolved a class action accusing several sponsorship agencies for au pairs of colluding to suppress childcare workers' wages, including almost $23 million in fees for class counsel, a Colorado federal judge said Thursday.

U.S. District Judge Christine Arguello two weeks ago granted 35% of the total settlement for attorney fees, the amount counsel for the 11 class representatives sought in May. The approval ended the case claiming that a group of agencies that sponsor au pairs to come to the U.S. conspired to set low...

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