Mattress Firm Pays $1.6M To Put OT Class Action To Rest

Law360, New York (May 21, 2012, 5:37 PM EDT) -- Mattress Firm Inc. has agreed to pay $1.6 million to put to bed claims of unpaid overtime wages made by nearly 800 current and former managers at its stores across the U.S., according to court documents Friday.

If given final approval in the Middle District of Florida, the agreement would settle claims brought by 788 workers against the bedding company alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The case was brought in 2010 by a former manager on duty with a Mattress Firm location in...
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