Weight Watchers Settles Wage-And-Hour Class Action

Law360 (January 7, 2011, 4:28 PM EST) -- A federal judge has preliminarily signed off on a $6.2 million settlement resolving claims that Weight Watchers North America Inc. did not properly compensate a class of more than 4,000 employees in California.

Judge Thelton E. Henderson of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Thursday granted preliminary approval to a settlement between Weight Watchers and California employees who worked as so-called leaders or receptionists or who performed location coordinator work.

The settlement disposes of claims that the diet company violated California...
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