IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF IOWA CENTRAL DIVISION
March 15, 2013
SHEILA HILPIPRE AND JIM PATERSON, INDIVIDUALLY AND ON BEHALF OF ALL OTHERS SIMILARLY SITUATED, PLAINTIFFS,
KENCO LOGISTICS SERVICES, L.L.C.,
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Mark W. Bennett U.S. District Court Judge Northern District OF Iowa
ORDER APPROVING SETTLEMENT
This is a putative class action pursuant to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), 29 U.S.C. § 201 et seq., and Rule 23 of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure, and in accordance with the Iowa Wage Payment Statute, IOWA CODE § 91A et seq., against defendant Kenco Logistics Services, L.L.C., (Kenco). It is before me on the parties' March 11, 2013, Joint Motion To Approve Settlement (docket no. 38).
After a review of the Settlement Agreement submitted jointly by the parties for approval, and the Joint Motion To Approve Settlement, I find that the terms of the settlement of this litigation are fair and reasonable, including the amounts to be paid to the Named Plaintiffs and the Opt-In Plaintiffs, as well as the legal fees and reimbursement of costs paid to their attorneys.
THEREFORE, the parties March 11, 2013, Joint Motion To Approve Settlement (docket no. 38) is granted, and the Settlement Agreement is hereby approved.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
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