First Transit To Pay $1.1M To Settle Drivers' Wage Claims

Law360, New York (January 4, 2013, 3:23 PM EST) -- Transportation company First Transit Inc. has agreed to pay more than $1.1 million to resolve a putative class action alleging the company failed to pay certain drivers properly for all the hours they worked, according to a filing Thursday in Pennsylvania federal court.

First Transit reached a deal with a proposed class of paratransit drivers who worked for the company in the Philadelphia-area on an hourly basis, according to a motion for preliminary approval of the settlement. The settlement, which is subject to court approval, would...
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