Korbel, Winery Workers Resolve OT Class Action

Law360, New York (April 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has approved a final settlement between F. Korbel & Bros. Inc. and several hundred winery employees who claimed Korbel denied its hourly workers overtime wages in violation of California labor laws and the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Judge Lawrence J. O’Neill of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California signed off Tuesday on the class and collective action settlement, which provides a gross payment of $750,000 to several hundred class members and their counsel, according to court filings.

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