Puma Settles FLSA Late Pay Collective Action

Law360, New York (November 17, 2009, 12:44 PM EST) -- Puma North America Inc. has agreed to settle a collective action alleging the shoemaker violated federal labor law by failing to pay nearly $351,000 in wages on time to hundreds of employees, despite moving to decertify the conditionally approved class in late October.

The plaintiffs filed a motion seeking approval of their acceptance of Puma's conditional offer of judgment in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Monday.

The motion asks the court to sign off on payments of $890.58 for each...
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