Gym Chain XSport Fitness Settles OT, Benefits Suit

Law360 (October 23, 2018, 6:20 PM EDT) -- Gym chain XSport Fitness has agreed to settle a proposed class action alleging it violated federal labor law by denying overtime pay and some benefits promised to workers, agreeing to compensate over 1,000 employees, according to a settlement approved Tuesday in Illinois federal court.

Court records show XSport will pay more than $110,000 to nearly 1,300 current and former employees. The chain will also pay $95,000 in attorneys' fees, records show. U.S. District Judge Manish S. Shah approved the settlement Tuesday.

The proposed class action in 2017 accused XSport of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act and Illinois' minimum wage law...

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