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Staffing Agency’s FLSA Settlement Gets Preliminary Approval

Sept. 22, 2022, 7:35 PM

A $950,000 settlement of a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action between staffing agency AFPS LLC and recruiters who allege they weren’t paid overtime has received early approval.

Attorneys’ fees and litigation expenses totaling no more than $380,000 will be deducted from the total amount, under the agreement preliminarily approved Wednesday by Judge John Robert Blakey of the US District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

The average recovery for each settlement class member is estimated to be $3,775, with the maximum settlement payment being just under $23,000 and the minimum settlement payment being $250, according to the motion ...