Tata To Pay $30M Over Workers' Tax Refund Theft Claims

Law360, Los Angeles (February 22, 2013, 10:30 PM ET) -- Tata America International Corp. will pay almost $30 million to settle a class action in California federal court accusing the Indian conglomerate of requiring nearly 13,000 U.S. employees to hand over their federal and state tax refund checks, according to a request for settlement approval filed Thursday.

The motion marks the beginning of the end of a seven-year-long nationwide class action over allegations that India’s largest conglomerate illegally forced thousands of noncitizen employees working in the U.S. to hand over tens of millions of dollars in...
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