Costco, Store Managers Settle 8-Year OT Spat

Law360, New York (July 8, 2010, 5:05 PM EDT) -- Costco Wholesale Corp. and a class of the chain's bakery, deli and meat department managers have won court approval of a $440,000 settlement that resolves an eight-year dispute over overtime pay.

Judge Irma E. Gonzalez of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of California issued her order and judgment certifying the class and approving the settlement on Wednesday, ending a legal skirmish the California-based plaintiffs began in 2002 when they accused Costco of failing to pay them overtime wages in violation of state labor...
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