United States District Court, E.D. Michigan, Southern Division
DON CARR, MACK CARR, AUTUMN MILLEROV, THOMAS JOHNSON, TRACEY CAMELET, and all other persons similarly situated, known or unknown, Plaintiffs,
LIVINGSTON COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, AND LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Defendants.
GASIOREK, MORGAN, GRECO, McCAULEY & KOTZIAN, P.C., David
A. Kotzian, David F. Greco, Attorneys for Plaintiff,
STOKER & TOSKEY, P.C., Bonnie G. Toskey, Sarah K. Osburn,
Attorneys for Defendants
STIPULATED ORDER GRANTING PLAINTIFFS' MOTION FOR
CONDITIONAL CLASS CERTIFICATION AND COURT SUPERVISED NOTICE
PURSUANT TO 29 U.S.C. § 216(B)
H. CLELAND UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE.
matter having come before the Court upon the stipulation of
the parties, and the Court being otherwise duly advised in
the premises; IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
Court conditionally certifies this action as a collective
action on behalf of:
All Emergency Medical Technicians who worked for Defendants
at any time between April 27, 2015 and present and who worked
at any time in excess of forty (40) hours per workweek; and
Court appoints Gasiorek, Morgan, Greco, McCauley &
Kotzian, P.C. as class counsel for all opt-in Plaintiffs who
file the Consent to Join form;
Court approves the attached proposed notice and consent forms
to be sent via U.S. Mail and e-mail;
Defendant is to serve Plaintiffs' Counsel with a
computer-readable and exportable Excel file containing the
full name, last known address, last known telephone number,
employee ID number, and last known e-mail address of all
putative class members identified above within ten (10) days
from the date of entry of this Order;
Court authorizes Plaintiffs to promptly disseminate the
approved notice and consent form to all putative class
members pursuant to the “opt-in” mechanism for
collective actions authorized by the Fair Labor Standards
Act, 29 U.S.C. § 216(b) and in any event, no later than
ten (10) days after receipt of the above computer-readable
and exportable Excel file from Defendants.
Consents to Join signed by putative Class Members must be
post-marked, electronically mailed, or hand-delivered to
Plaintiffs' counsel within sixty (60) days of the date
that Plaintiffs' counsel sends such approved notice and
consent forms to putative class members.
Plaintiffs' counsel shall file with the Court all opt-in
consent forms they receive within ninety (90) days of sending
the court-approved notice; 8. Defendants shall refrain from
communication with putative class members concerning this
lawsuit or the underlying issues.
hereby certify that a copy of the foregoing document was
mailed to counsel of record and/or pro se parties on this
date, June 20, 2018, by electronic and/or ordinary mail.
OF RIGHT TO OPT-IN TO LAWSUIT
INDIVIDUALS WHO WORKED AT ANY TIME FROM APRIL 27, 2015
THROUGH THE PRESENT FOR LIVINGSTON COUNTY AS EMERGENCY
MEDICAL TECHNICIANS AND WHO WORKED IN EXCESS OF FORTY HOURS
IN ANY WORKWEEK.
FAIR LABOR STANDARDS ACT LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST LIVINGSTON
COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS AND LIVINGSTON ...