National Enquirer Publisher Hit With Action Over Late Pay

Law360, New York (October 14, 2011, 6:44 PM EDT) -- Employees of American Media Inc. hit the publisher of the National Enquirer and Men's Fitness with a putative class action Thursday in California, claiming it illegally delayed paying employees upon termination.

American Media avoided paying final wages immediately to save on administrative expenses, in violation of California's labor code, alleges lead plaintiff Niles Buckner. She is a former stagehand at an event hosted by the company who seeks to represent a putative class of between 40 and 500 current and former California employees "hired on a convention-by-convention...
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