By Melissa Lipman (November 17, 2010, 6:02 PM EST) -- Exxon Mobil Corp. has agreed to pay up to $750,000 to settle collective action allegations that it failed to pay overtime wages and provide meal and rest breaks for more than 1,000 of its California gas station attendants.
The plaintiff asked the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Tuesday to give preliminary approval to the deal, which would cover all current and former California sales associates working for Exxon Mobil and Station Operators Inc., which operates as ExxonMobil CORS.
Though the companies still disputed named plaintiff Soheil Meili's claims, they opted to settle to avoid the costs...
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