Judge OKs $1.3M Deal in PPG Workers' Wage-And-Hour Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 6, 2012, 6:51 PM EST) -- A California judge on Thursday approved a $1.3 million settlement of a wage-and-hour class action alleging nearly 800 aerospace workers at three PPG Industries Inc. plants were shorted on hourly pay because the company improperly rounded off their time worked.

The value of the settlement represents about 25 percent of what the plaintiffs alleged was PPG's maximum liability for failing to pay all wages, failing to pay overtime wages and failing to provide meal and rest breaks. The class includes 790 maintenance and production workers at...
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