Settlement In Pitney Bowes OT Action Gets Initial OK

Law360, New York (June 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has preliminarily approved a $180,635 settlement between Pitney Bowes Inc. — the largest supplier of postage meters and mailing machines in the U.S. — and a class of employees who sued for overtime wages.

Judge Richard J. Holwell of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Friday conditionally certified a class of about 170 field product specialists and other employees who worked for the company in similar positions in New York starting on Oct. 3, 2001.

The settlement seeks...
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