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California District Court Rejects Overtime Settlement Over $50,000 Incentive Awards

Large incentive awards continue to jeopardize class action settlements.  We wrote on February 14 about recent cases in which Circuit Courts rejected settlements due to disproportionate incentive awards.  A recent case from the Central District of California reflects that lower courts are taking a close look at such awards and the relationship of the size … Continue Reading