Boston Market Forks Over $3M To End Worker Pay Suit

Law360, New York (April 19, 2012, 2:34 PM EDT) -- Boston Market Corp. stuck a fork in a class and collective action Tuesday that had accused the company of misclassifying assistant managers as exempt from overtime pay, winning final approval of a $3 million settlement deal from a Connecticut federal judge.

U.S. District Judge Janet C. Hall said the deal was fair and reasonable, and finalized the certification of two state law classes and a Fair Labor Standards Act collective group. Judge Hall also awarded $999,000 in attorneys' fees to class counsel Outten & Golden LLP,...
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