$2M Deal Gets Judge's OK In Kinder Morgan OT Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (September 12, 2011, 9:05 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday tentatively approved a $2.2 million deal between Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP and a class of more than 400 of its employees in the state who alleged the natural gas company misclassified them as exempt from overtime pay requirements.

The deal, which still must receive final approval from U.S. District Judge John A. Kronstadt, would resolve claims alleging Kinder Morgan failed to pay its California workers correct overtime and vacation wages, refused to provide its workers with meal and rest...
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