Media Co. Settles Overtime, Wage Class Action

Law360, New York (December 19, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- A California newspaper publisher has settled a lawsuit alleging that it failed to pay its district supervisors overtime or allow them meal or wage breaks was recently settled.

The class action suit, filed in January 2006 in state court in California, alleged that Belo Corp. and the Press-Enterprise Company had treated 61 employees unfairly.

Derek J. Emge, one of the attorneys for the class, said Tuesday that the case came to a quick conclusion because attorneys for Belo Corp., Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, moved...
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