OWENS v. SSRM1, LLC

Case No. 5:16-cv-15-Oc-40PRL.

JESIKA OWENS, Plaintiff, v. SSRM1, LLC, MARIE BURLESON, MIKE SHEA and SAMUEL BENEBY, Defendants.

United States District Court, M.D. Florida, Ocala Division.

Editors Note
Applicable Law: 29 U.S.C. § 201
Cause: 29 U.S.C. § 201 Fair Labor Standards Act
Nature of Suit: 710 Labor: Fair Standards
Source: PACER


Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Jesika Owens, Plaintiff, represented by David B. Goulfine , Siboni & Buchanan, PLLC.

Jesika Owens, Plaintiff, represented by Robert B. Buchanan , Siboni, Buchanan, PLLC.

SSRM1, LLC, Defendant, represented by Robert E. Blanchfield , Robert E. Blanchfield, PA.

Marie Burleson, Defendant, represented by Robert E. Blanchfield , Robert E. Blanchfield, PA.

Mike Shea, Defendant, represented by Robert E. Blanchfield , Robert E. Blanchfield, PA.

Samuel Beneby, Defendant, represented by Robert E. Blanchfield , Robert E. Blanchfield, PA.


ORDER

PAUL G. BYRON, District Judge.

This cause is before the Court on the Joint Motion for Approval of Settlement, Dismissal of this Matter (Doc. 23) filed on March 9, 2017. The United States Magistrate Judge has submitted a report recommending that the motion be granted in part and denied in part.

After an independent de novo review of the record in this matter, and noting that no objections were timely filed, the Court agrees entirely with the findings of fact and conclusions of law in the Report and Recommendation.

Therefore, it is ORDERED as follows:

1. The Report and Recommendation filed April 28, 2017 (Doc. 25), is ADOPTED and CONFIRMED and made a part of this Order.

2. The Joint Motion for Approval of Settlement, Dismissal of this Matter (Doc. 23) is GRANTED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART.

3. Plaintiff's general release in Paragraph 5 is MODIFIED to include only Plaintiff's FLSA claims against the named Defendants, the general release is otherwise STRICKEN.

4. The waiver of future employment in Paragraph 6 is STRICKEN.

5. The Court FINDS that the Settlement Agreement, with the modifications set forth above, to be a fair and reasonable compromise of Plaintiff's FLSA claims.

6. The case is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE.

7. The Clerk is DIRECTED to close the file.

DONE AND ORDERED.


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