Pittsburgh Fire Officials Settle OT Class Action

Law360, Philadelphia (March 4, 2013, 5:31 PM EST) -- The city of Pittsburgh has reached a settlement with a group of firefighters who filed a putative class action in August alleging they were not properly compensated for overtime, according to documents filed Monday in Pennsylvania federal court.

According to a one-page report filed in U.S. district court, the parties resolved the suit — in which a group of chiefs and other high-ranking fire officials claimed they were underpaid for overtime hours under U.S. Department of Labor standards for emergency responders established in 2004 — following...
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