Topol v. HCL America, Inc. et al

Filing 70

ORDER adopting 69 REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS re 68 Joint MOTION for miscellaneous relief, specifically approval of Settlement Agreement (Renewed) filed by HCL America, Inc. The Renewed Joint Motion by Plaintiff and Defendants for Approval of Settlement Agreement and Dismissal of Plaintiff's Action (Doc. 68) is GRANTED IN PART. The Court FINDS that the parties' Settlement Agreement (Doc. 68-1) is a fair and reasonable resolution of a bona fide dispute under the F LSA. The Court DECLINES to reserve jurisdiction to enforce the settlement agreement. The Complaint is DISMISSED with prejudice. The Court DECLINES to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over the Third-Party Complaint and DISMISSES that pleading. The Clerk is DIRECTED to close the file. Signed by Judge Paul G. Byron on 9/14/2017. (MMW)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA ORLANDO DIVISION JEFFREY TOPOL, Plaintiff, v. Case No: 6:17-cv-91-Orl-40KRS HCL AMERICA, INC., WALT DISNEY PARKS AND RESORTS U.S., INC., DONALD J. ROSS, ARTECH INFORMATION SYSTEMS, LLC and IT STAFFING, INC., Defendants/Third Party Plaintiff, ARTECH INFORMATION SYSTEMS, LLC and IT STAFFING, INC., Third Party Defendants. / ORDER This cause is before the Court on the parties’ Renewed Joint Motion by Plaintiff and Defendants for Approval of Settlement Agreement and Dismissal of Plaintiff's Action (Doc. 68) filed on August 22, 2017. The United States Magistrate Judge has submitted a report recommending that the motion be granted in part. After an independent de novo review of the record in this matter, and noting that no objections were timely filed, the Court agrees entirely with the findings of fact and conclusions of law in the Report and Recommendation. Therefore, it is ORDERED as follows: 1. The Report and Recommendation filed August 29, 2017 (Doc. 69), is ADOPTED and CONFIRMED and made a part of this Order. 2. The Renewed Joint Motion by Plaintiff and Defendants for Approval of Settlement Agreement and Dismissal of Plaintiff's Action (Doc. 68) is GRANTED IN PART. 3. The Court FINDS that the parties’ Settlement Agreement (Doc. 68-1) is a fair and reasonable resolution of a bona fide dispute under the FLSA. 4. The Court DECLINES to reserve jurisdiction to enforce the settlement agreement. 5. The Complaint is DISMISSED with prejudice. 6. The Court DECLINES to exercise supplemental jurisdiction over the Third- Party Complaint and DISMISSES that pleading. 7. The Clerk is DIRECTED to close the file. DONE AND ORDERED in Orlando, Florida on September 14, 2017. Copies furnished to: Counsel of Record Unrepresented Parties 2

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