AEI Settles With Satellite Techs For $2M

Law360, New York (October 18, 2010, 5:49 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has approved a $2.33 million settlement in a wage-and-hour class action between Alternative Entertainment Inc. and its satellite technicians in Wisconsin and Michigan.

Judge Barbara Crabb of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin granted a joint motion for settlement on Friday, approving the terms, granting an attorneys' fees award, and allowing the parties to amend the complaint so that additional claims by Michigan employees can be included in the agreement.

The suit was originally filed in October 2009 on...
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