Workers' Lawyers In CSC Overtime Case Get $8M

Law360 (July 29, 2020, 7:23 PM EDT) -- A Connecticut federal judge ordered an information technology services company to pay $8 million in fees and costs to a team of lawyers who took a class action that accused Computer Sciences Corp. of misclassifying workers as overtime-exempt to trial and won $18.76 million.

U.S. District Judge Janet Bond Arterton granted a motion for fees, costs and interest filed by counsel for the 800-worker class in the suit that targeted CSC, now known as DXC Technology.

Judge Arterton noted that there is no binding precedent in the Second Circuit addressing whether a rule requiring a defendant who's ordered to pay the...

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