UNDERWOOD v. MOULTRIE GEORGIA et al
ORDER granting 30 Motion Regarding Proposed Settlement. Ordered by U.S. District Judge HUGH LAWSON on 9/30/2014. (nbp)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
Civil Action No. 7:13-CV-13 (HL)
CITY OF MOULTRIE, GEORGIA, AND
MOULTRIE POLICE DEPARTMENT,
Before the Court is the parties’ Joint Motion Regarding Proposed
Settlement (Doc. 30), which asks the Court to approve the settlement of Plaintiff’s
claims under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”), 29 U.S.C. § 216. The Court
is required to undertake a fairness review of the proposed settlement. See 29
U.S.C. § 216(b); Lynn’s Food Stores, Inc. v. United States, 679 F.2d 1350, 1353
(11th Cir. 1982). Having reviewed the settlement agreement proposed by the
parties, the Court approves it as a fair settlement of the reasonable dispute
concerning Plaintiff’s FLSA claims. The parties’ motion to approve the settlement
is granted, and this case is dismissed with prejudice.
SO ORDERED, this the 30th day of September, 2014.
s/ Hugh Lawson_______________
HUGH LAWSON, SENIOR JUDGE
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