DirecTech Settles Technicians' OT Class Action

Law360, New York (April 4, 2011, 1:15 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Thursday preliminarily signed off on a $485,010 deal between satellite television installer DirecTech Delaware Inc. and technicians who alleged the company failed to pay them overtime.

Judge George A. O’Toole Jr. granted preliminary approval to a $485,010 settlement that resolves the technicians’ claims against DirecTech, now known as Multiband NE Inc.

Judge O'Toole also granted preliminary certification to a settlement class that comprises all job-based technicians employed by the company in Massachusetts at any time between Aug. 10, 2006, and Jan....
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