Employees Plan State Class Action Against Tribune

Law360, New York (August 14, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A group of newspaper distributors who claim Tribune Co. and its subsidiaries are paying them sums below the minimum wage standard have dismissed their district court lawsuit as they finalize plans to file a class action in New York state court this week.

The seven named plaintiffs, who represent a class that could surpass 100 employees, filed a notice on Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, dropping their claims that Tribune violated the federal Fair Labor Standards Act without...
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