Casitas Settles $50k Lawsuit

By Daryl Kelley

The Casitas Municipal Water District has settled for about $50,000 a class-action lawsuit filed by former part-time employees at its recreational water park, and officials have rewritten Casitas’ employee handbook to make clear when part-time employees are entitled to overtime pay. “A settlement has been reached, and we’re in the process of getting it approved by the court,” said Jonathan Light, attorney for the Water District. “Our case may well have been a winner, but it was just better to pay and go home. It

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