NYC Shells Out $20M To Resolve Police Sergeants' OT Suit

Law360, New York (November 19, 2012, 6:15 PM EST) -- New York City settled an overtime collective action brought by over 4,000 police sergeants for $20 million on Monday, wrapping up a long-running case that was revived last year when the Second Circuit ruled the cops weren’t exempt from federal overtime requirements.

U.S. District Judge Shira Scheindlin signed off on a dismissal order after giving her blessing to a settlement that put the current and former sergeants in line for $14 million in back pay and $6 million in liquidated damages, the plaintiffs said.

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Mullins v. City of New York


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1:04-cv-02979

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New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

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Shira A. Scheindlin

Date Filed

April 19, 2004

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