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Healthcare Workers’ $3.2 Million Overtime Deal Approved By Judge

Oct. 2, 2020, 8:18 PM

A $3.2 million settlement between Advantage RN, a nationwide hospital staffing company, and more than 400 traveling healthcare workers won final approval from a California federal court, resolving Fair Labor Standards Act and state-law claims for unpaid overtime.

The 237 California class members will split about $1.78 million and the 215 FLSA collective members will divvy up $243,700. Class counsel will receive roughly $1.06 million in attorneys’ fees, plus nearly $30,000 for litigation expenses.

Nine class members opted out of the deal, but no one objected to its terms, Judge Janis Lynn Sammartino noted in the approval order entered Thursday ...

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