Bloomberg Law
Jan. 23, 2020, 3:33 PM

Lids Retail Managers Secure $1.2 Million Overtime Pay Deal

Kathleen Dailey
Kathleen Dailey
Legal Reporter

A $1.2 million settlement between Lids and nearly 700 retail managers nationwide who sought unpaid overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act received final approval from an Indiana federal court, after the managers addressed deficiencies in certifying the collective action.

The workers have now shown that the members were similarly situated, making final certification appropriate, Judge Sarah Evans Barker of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Indiana said Wednesday.

The court granted final approval of the “fair and reasonable” deal, in litigation brought as a “collective” action rather than a class action.

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