AT&T To Fork Over $19M To Settle Field Managers' OT Claims

Law360, San Francisco (April 26, 2013, 8:22 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge indicated Friday that he will grant final approval to an $18.9 million settlement between AT&T Corp. and a class of 1,400 California field managers who say they were denied overtime pay, but ordered plaintiffs’ attorneys to first shrink awards for themselves and the named plaintiffs.  

U.S. District Court Judge Charles Breyer said Friday that the proposed $5.6 million in attorneys fees — which constitutes 30 percent of the settlement — is too high, and should be lowered to 25 percent of...
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Case Information

Case Title

Luque et al v. AT&T Corp. et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Charles R. Breyer

Date Filed

December 15, 2009

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