Moore v. Bridgepoint Education and Ashford University
Area of Law: Discrimination/Employment
State Filed: California
Settlement: Nine Million Nine Hundred Thousand Dollars
Settlement Amount: 9.9 million
This was a class action case wage and hour case on behalf of more than 6,000 employees against a major on-line university seeking unpaid overtime, damages and penalties for off the clock work for computer log in and log out time, not recording all hours worked, improper rounding of time worked, missed meals and rest periods, and failure to reimburse the employees for certain expenses. After substantial investigation and discovery, the parties settled the matter for $9,900,000.