Kmart Reaches Deal To Pay Workers For Unused PTO

Law360, New York (October 19, 2011, 7:22 PM EDT) -- Kmart Corp. on Monday settled a proposed class action brought by its California-based employees that alleged the retailer unlawfully avoided paying out vested paid time off.

U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney granted final approval of the class settlement under which Kmart agreed to pay $103,655 to a class of over 900 former part-time associates who worked at Kmart’s California stores. 

Judge Carney also granted the employees’ motion for class certification for settlement purposes, saying the proposed class met the requirements.

Associate Rosa Lopez, who worked...
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