Best Buy Settles Wage Action Over Security Checks

Law360, New York (October 11, 2010, 12:47 PM EDT) -- Best Buy Co. Inc. has agreed to pony up about $900,000 — including $300,000 in attorneys' fees — to end a class action alleging the company failed to pay employees working store-closing shifts for time spent in mandatory security checks after they had already clocked out.

Best Buy and the plaintiffs, who represented Best Buy workers in Pennsylvania, submitted a joint motion for final approval of the settlement in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on Friday. Judge Cynthia M. Rufe preliminarily...
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