Martinez v. Triumph Construction Corp. et al

Filing 33

ORDER: The proposed settlement involves $49,999 to be allocated to Plaintiff George Martinez in connection with his FLSA claims. (Id.) One-third of the settlement sum will be collected in attorney's fees, and costs amount to $540 . (Id.) To that end, the proposed settlement at Docket Number 32 is approved, and the case is hereby DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. The Court shall retain jurisdiction solely to resolve any disputes arising from the settlement agreement and the settlement of this action. The Clerk of Court is directed to close the case. (Signed by Judge J. Paul Oetken on 9/19/2022) (ate)

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Case 1:21-cv-04137-JPO Document 33 Filed 09/19/22 Page 1 of 1 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK GEORGE MARTINEZ, Plaintiff, 21-CV-4137 (JPO) -v- ORDER TRIUMPH CONSTRUCTION CORP., Defendant. J. PAUL OETKEN, District Judge: The Court has been notified that the parties have reached a settlement in this Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”) case, and they have submitted a proposed settlement for the Court’s approval. (Dkt. No. 32.) The proposed settlement involves $49,999 to be allocated to Plaintiff George Martinez in connection with his FLSA claims. (Id.) One-third of the settlement sum will be collected in attorney’s fees, and costs amount to $540. (Id.) The Court has reviewed the terms of the proposed settlement and finds that they are fair and reasonable under Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House, Inc., 796 F.3d 199, 203, 206 (2d Cir. 2015). To that end, the proposed settlement at Docket Number 32 is approved, and the case is hereby DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE. The Court shall retain jurisdiction solely to resolve any disputes arising from the settlement agreement and the settlement of this action. The Clerk of Court is directed to close the case. SO ORDERED. Dated: September 19, 2022 New York, New York ____________________________________ J. PAUL OETKEN United States District Judge

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