Distributor Settles OT Class Action For $3.6M

Law360, New York (December 4, 2009, 1:49 PM EST) -- Anderson Merchandisers LP, a company that distributes books, CDs and DVDs to Wal-Mart Stores Inc., has agreed to pay $3.6 million to settle a class action overtime suit filed by its sales representatives.

The plaintiffs filed a motion Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California seeking preliminary approval of the deal, which they said would result in an average recovery of $5,071 for each of the 487 members in two certified classes.

The suit, filed in January 2008, alleged that Anderson...
To view the full article, register now.
Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.