Williams v. U.S. Bank National Association
ORDER GRANTING FINAL APPROVAL OF CLASS AND COLLECTIVE ACTION SETTLEMENT signed by Magistrate Judge Edmund F. Brennan on 3/19/15. CASE CLOSED (Becknal, R)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
KAREN WILLIAMS, SANDRA ADAMS,
LISA CRAWFORD, DEBRA DUDLEY,
KENNETH FREESTONE, CONNIE
LEITING, MARIO MORA, JAMIE
SEYMOUR, ERIC LUNN, VICTORIA
CARLSON, and ALISON ANDREASON
individually and on behalf of all others
[PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING FINAL
APPROVAL OF CLASS AND
COLLECTIVE ACTION SETTLEMENT
March 18, 2015
8, 13th Floor
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION
and DOES 1-50, inclusive,
- [PROPOSED] ORDER GRANTING FINAL APPROVAL OF CLASS AND COLLECTIVE ACTION SETTLEMENT
Plaintiffs’ Motion for Final Settlement Approval came before the Court on March 18,
2015. Defendant did not oppose the Motion. Based on the pleadings, papers, and arguments of
counsel, and for the reasons stated on the record, the Court hereby grants the Motion in full.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED as follows:
The Court finds that the Settlement, as set forth in the Joint Stipulation of
Settlement and Release (hereinafter “Settlement Agreement”) executed by the parties, is fair,
reasonable, and adequate within the meaning of Fed. R. Civ. P. 23(e)(2), under applicable federal
laws, including the Fair Labor Standards Act, 29 U.S.C. § 201 et. seq., and state laws, including
the Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act (Minnesota Stat. § 177.25 et. Seq.), the Ohio Minimum
Wage Fair Wage Standards Act (Ohio Rev. Code Ann. § 4111.01 et. Seq.), North Dakota
Overtime Law (N.D. Admin. Code §46-02-07-02(4)), California Labor Code §§ 510, 1194, and
The Court finds that the uncertainty and delay of further litigation strongly
supports the reasonableness and adequacy of the Settlement Amount established pursuant to the
The Settlement is HEREBY APPROVED in its entirety.
The payments out of the Settlement Fund shall be disbursed in accordance with the
As provided in the Settlement Agreement, Rule 23 Class Members who did not
return consent to join and release of claims forms will be bound by the Rule 23 class release,
dismissed with prejudice and will not be entitled to a distribution under the Settlement
This action is hereby DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE with each party to bear
their own attorneys’ fees, expenses and costs except as set forth in the Settlement Agreement.
Dated: March 19, 2015.
- [PROPOSED]- ORDER GRANTING FINAL APPROVAL OF CLASS AND COLLECTIVE ACTION SETTLEMENT
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