Dick's To Pay Up To $15.5M To Settle OT Actions

Law360, New York (January 31, 2011, 1:00 PM EST) -- Dick's Sporting Goods Inc. has agreed to pay up to about $15.5 million to settle a host of putative class actions claiming the company failed to pay overtime and other wages.

Filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York on Friday, the proposed settlement will end 23 wage-and-hour suits lodged against Dick's in district courts across the country.

The amount paid to each plaintiff will depend on the claims he or she asserted, with the total doled out not to exceed...
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