Gonzalez-Quinones et al v. Speight Seed Farms, Inc. et al
ORDER GRANTING 48 Joint Motion for Approval of Content of Notice to Class and Distribution Method. The deadline date to be used in the Notice to Class regarding the submission of written comments and opting out is 7/15/2014. The fairness hearing shall occur on 8/6/2014 at 2:00 p.m. in Raleigh, North Carolina. Signed by US District Judge Terrence W. Boyle on 4/13/2014. (Fisher, M.)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF NORTH CAROLINA
JUAN MANUEL HERNANDEZ-MARTINEZ, on
behalf of himself and themselves and
all other similarly situated persons,
Case No: 4-13-CV-82-BO
Speight Seed Farms, Inc., John Milton
Beamon, and Emma Ortega,
ORDER APPROVING CONTENT OF NOTICE TO CLASS AND METHODS
OF DISTRIBUTION OF CLASS NOTICE
This matter is before the Court on the Joint Motion by the named
plaintiff and defendants Speight Seed Farms, Inc. and John Milton Beaman
(hereinafter referred to as the "Speight defendants)
and defendant Emma
Ortega to approve the Notice to Class and the method for distributing
the putative members
In support of their joint motion,
the named plaintiff and
and method of
The proposed content and method of distribution for that
notice are consistent with that previously approved for use
Haywood v. Barnes,
109 F.R.D. 568
They also appear to
be reasonably calculated to provide the best notice practicable under
therefore formally approves the content of the Notice to Class attached
to the respective Joint Motions and the method of distribution for that
Notice to Class that is set out in numbered paragraphs 1-3 of those same
and 29 U.S.C.
23 (b) (3),
in this action against the Speight
The deadline date to be used in that same Notice to Class
for submission of written comments and to opt out of this class action
that same Notice to Class shall occur at
hearing to be
2014 at the Terry Sanford Federal Building and Courthouse, 310 New Bern
North Carolina 27601.
notice within thirty
Plaintiff or his designee (s)
days of the date of this Order.
distributing a summary of that same class notice within the time period
specified in paragraph 3 of the Joint Motion.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
DONE and ORDERED at
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