DHL, Workers Seek Approval For Settlement In OT Case

Law360, New York (March 10, 2010, 3:40 PM EST) -- Attorneys for DHL Express (USA) Inc. and a class of its employees have asked a court to approve a $740,000 settlement in a wage-and-hour suit alleging some workers were misclassified as exempt from overtime provisions of California state law.

The parties filed a joint motion seeking final approval of the settlement, reached in September, on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California.

The settlement class consists of about 170 employees, who would each receive about $1,700 on average, according to the...
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