Multiband Settles DirecTV Techs' Suit Over OT

Law360, New York (March 19, 2012, 2:13 PM EDT) -- Multiband Corp. on Friday settled a class action brought by Minnesota technicians claiming the company ran a scheme to unlawfully deny them overtime pay while they performed installation and maintenance work for DirecTV Inc.

In a joint motion seeking preliminary approval of the settlement, Multiband agreed to pay $950,000 to a class of 436 current and former satellite technicians who performed work for Multiband through its various contracting companies during the past three years.

“The settlement is fair, reasonable and adequate, and provides the settling plaintiffs...
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