3M, Employees Seek OK For $5M Deal In FLSA Suit

Law360 (March 18, 2010, 4:08 PM EDT) -- 3M Co. and a class of employees who have accused the company of denying workers regular and overtime pay for work-related activities have asked a federal judge to approve a settlement that would give the workers up to $4.95 million.

The plaintiffs and 3M said in a motion filed March 12 in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of Illinois that there had been no objections to the settlement since it won preliminary approval in November, and that only three of the nearly 500 members of the class had opted out.

“As shown by the support by the class...

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