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October 17, 2018 News

CLIENT ALERT: Second Circuit Hears Argument on Whether All FLSA Settlements Require Court Approval

October 17, 2018 – Three years after a federal appellate court’s decision in Cheeks v. Freeport Pancake House, Inc., the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit will decide whether another provision of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure lends support through which claims asserted under the Fair Labor Standards Act may be settled without the need for court approval.

The attached Client Alert examines the Cheeks decision and the lasting effect the Second Circuit’s decision in this current case will have on the manner in which employers attempt to negotiate settlements of FLSA claims.

PDF of Client Alert:  CLIENT ALERT:  Second Circuit Hears Argument on Whether All FLSA Settlements Require Court Approval