Judge Rejects GameStop's $750K Deal In Wages Class Action

Law360, New York (March 26, 2013, 9:50 PM EDT) -- A federal judge refused Monday to approve a $750,000 settlement between GameStop Inc. and a proposed class of employees who had sued the video-game retailer over wage-law violations, finding the settlement provided minimal compensation to class members and benefited some more than others.

The proposed deductions for attorneys' fees and other expenses from the payout cut significantly into the amount that would be received by class members, and the formula used to calculate what each worker should be paid was flawed, according to Magistrate Judge Howard...
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