California Federal Judge Certifies Class, Rejects Settlement In Cascade Wage Suit

Mealey's (October 13, 2015, 2:22 PM EDT) -- FRESNO, Calif. — A California federal judge on Oct. 8 granted the motions for certification of the Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 23 class and conditional certification of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) collective action in the wage-and-hour complaint filed against Cascade Water Services Inc. but denied preliminary approval of the $150,000 settlement due to concerns about the fairness of it (Nicholas Millan, et al. v. Cascade Water Services, Inc., et al., No. 12-1821, E.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 138666).

(Order available. Document #43-151016-010R.)...
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