Case 8:16-cv-02214-JDW-TGW Document 69 Filed 09/15/17 Page 1 of 1 PageID 431 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT MIDDLE DISTRICT OF FLORIDA TAMPA DIVISION CLERKâS MINUTES CASE NO.: 8:16-cv-2214-T-27TGW DATE: September 15, 2017 HONORABLE JAMES D. WHITTEMORE MOLINA et al. PLAINTIFFâS COUNSEL: Plaintiff, Chad A. Justice and Brandon J. Hill v. ACE HOMECARE LLC, DEFENSE COUNSEL: Defendant. Blake J. Fredrickson and Stanford R. Solomon (Arthur Barlaan is also present.) COURT REPORTER: Lynann Nicely DEPUTY CLERK: Charmaine A. Black COURTROOM: 13B TIME: 10:06 A.M. â 10:29 A.M. TOTAL: 23 Minutes PROCEEDINGS: MOTION HEARING Court in session. This hearing was scheduled to consider Plaintiffsâ Rule 23 motion for class certification. Plaintiffs have, however, since voluntarily withdrawn the motion with respect to the common law unpaid wage claims. For the reasons stated on the record, the Court grants Plaintiffâs motion with respect to class certification as to the WARN Act claims (Dkt. 25), finding that the prerequisites for class certification under Rule 23 have been met. A written order will be entered. The Court directs Plaintiffsâ counsel to file a proffer of the experience and background of counselâs law firm and, if it is newly formed, the attorneys with the firm who will be participating by way of their class action background. The Court discusses the next steps with the attorneys. Court adjourned.