McCard v. Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC
FINAL ORDER APPROVING SETTLEMENT AND DISMISSING ACTIONS WITH PREJUDICE. The Court hereby retains jurisdiction for a period of one hundred and twenty (120) days from the date of this Order for purposes of enforcement of the Settlement Agreement. Signed by Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins on 3/10/14. (Attachments: # 1 Exhibit A)(KEK, )
2014 Mar-11 AM 09:53
U.S. DISTRICT COURT
N.D. OF ALABAMA
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ALABAMA
HONDA MANUFACTURING OF
CIVIL ACTION NO.
(and Related Cases)
FINAL ORDER APPROVING SETTLEMENT
AND DISMISSING ACTIONS
In accordance with the magistrate judge’s report and recommendation, adopted
and accepted by the court in the Memorandum Opinion filed herewith, it is
ORDERED and ADJUDGED that the proposed settlement agreement (Attachment
“B” hereto) is due to be and hereby is APPROVED, except that Paragraph 9 of the
proposed settlement agreement is REJECTED and STRICKEN from the agreement,
and that portion of Paragraph 10 allowing defendants to seek fees and expenses in
connection with any motion to enforce the settlement is REJECTED and
STRICKEN only with respect to any plaintiff who is able to establish that he was not
aware of the proposed settlement or was otherwise prevented from objecting to it until
after this date.
The parties are DIRECTED to proceed with execution of the settlement
agreement, including the distribution of the agreed overtime sums for each plaintiff
and the execution of releases in favor of the defendants.
The attorneys’ fees, expenses, and costs of the plaintiffs are AWARDED to
plaintiffs’ counsel, payable by defendants consistent with the settlement agreement
and as set out in the magistrate judge’s report and recommendation adopted by the
This action and those listed in Attachment “A” are hereby DISMISSED WITH
PREJUDICE, subject, however, to the court retaining jurisdiction for a period of one
hundred and twenty (120) days frrm the date of this order for purposes of enforcement
of the settlement agreement.
The Clerk is DIRECTED to enter this Order and the accompanying
Memorandum Opinion in each of the cases in Attachment “A.”
DONE and ORDERED this 10th day of March, 2014.
VIRGINIA EMERSON HOPKINS
United States District Judge
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