Target Settles With Fired Workers Over Late Paychecks
By Beth Winegarner
Law360, San Francisco (February 4, 2014, 8:10 PM ET) -- Former Target Corp. employees urged a California federal judge Tuesday to preliminarily approve a $350,000 settlement between the retailer and a proposed class of 4,500 workers who say that after they were fired, Target delayed delivery of their final paychecks, violating California labor laws.
Attorneys for Target said the company is offering to pay $350,000 to settle claims with nonexempt workers who were terminated between July 9, 2009, and the present. Class members would receive differing amounts based on how long their checks were delayed, although each one...