Colorado Department of Corrections Overtime Pay for EMRT Shifts Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

The Colorado Department of Corrections is paying $5 million to settle a collective action brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) alleging that it did not pay proper overtime compensation to parole officers and team leads. The complaint claims the Department did not pay proper overtime for on-call time as part of the Electronic Monitoring Response Team (EMRT) program.

Docket Number:


Company: Colorado Department of Corrections

Filing Deadline: September 2, 2022

Class Period: May 19, 2017 to December 31, 2020

Exclusion Deadline: September 2, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not have to provide proof.


You may be eligible if you were a community parole officer or team lead for the Colorado Department of Corrections who worked EMRT shifts between May 19, 2017 and December 31, 2020.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Class members will receive a portion of the net settlement fund based on the number of EMRT shifts they worked during the class period.

Total Settlement Amount: $5,000,000

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Finger Law, PC
Leventhal Lewis Kuhn Taylor Swan, PC

Claim Form: Ruiz et al. v. Colorado Department of Corrections et al. Claim Form

Case Name: Ruiz et al v. Colorado Department of Corrections et al.

Settlement Website: Ruiz et al. v. Colorado Department of Corrections et al. Website

Claims Administrator:
Rust Consulting, Inc.

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

c/o Rust Consulting, Inc. – 7683
PO Box 2396
Faribault, MN 55021-909

Tags: Employment Violations, FLSA, Overtime Not Paid at Overtime Rates