Rivers v. Vaughn Urgent Care, LLC (JOINT ASSIGN)(MAG+)
OPINION. Signed by Honorable Judge Myron H. Thompson on 5/19/2016. (wcl, )
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF THE UNITED STATES FOR THE
MIDDLE DISTRICT OF ALABAMA, NORTHERN DIVISION
LELA S. RIVERS,
VAUGHN URGENT CARE, LLC,
CIVIL ACTION NO.
Plaintiff Lela Rivers, a nursing assistant, brought
an action against her former employer, defendant Vaughn
Urgent Care, LLC, alleging racial discrimination and
retaliation pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1981 and Title VII
anti-retaliation provision of the Fair Labor Standards
Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. § 215(a)(3).
The parties have now settled the case, and filed a
joint stipulation of dismissal.
Following briefing by
the parties, the court is satisfied that Lynn’s Food
Stores, Inc. v. United States, 679 F.2d 1350 (11th Cir.
1982), which requires courts to review the fairness of
review of settlements, like the one before the court,
involving only retaliation claims under FLSA (or other,
See McQuillan v. H.W. Lochner, Inc.,
M.J.); Dorner v. Polsinelli, White, Vardeman & Shalton,
P.C., 856 F. Supp. 1483, 1489 (D. Kan. 1994) (O’Connor,
Judgment will be entered accordingly.
DONE, this the 19th day of May, 2016.
/s/ Myron H. Thompson____
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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