Moore v. Bridgepoint Education and Ashford University

Moore v. Bridgepoint Education and Ashford University

Moore v. Bridgepoint Education and Ashford University

Attorney:  Attorney Eric M. Epstein

Area of Law: Discrimination/Employment

Date: 04/26/2011

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.