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Enterprise’s Settlement of Covid-19 Layoff Suit Gets First OK

Jan. 11, 2022, 8:18 PM

A settlement among Enterprise Holdings Inc., an Orlando-based subsidiary, and 964 employees laid off during the initial outbreak of Covid-19, allegedly without the notice required by federal law, is “fair, reasonable, and adequate” and preliminarily approved, the Middle District of Florida ruled.

A hearing on final approval of the $175,000 pact is set for April 20, the court said Tuesday in a subsequent filing.

The agreement resolves a class action brought by Elva Benson under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act. The former Enterprise Leasing Company of Orlando employee alleged that she and nearly 20,000 other Enterprise workers lost ...

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