NBC Gets Oxygen Employee's OT Claims Sent To Arbitration

Law360, Los Angeles (May 29, 2013, 10:37 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday denied an NBCUniversal Media LLC production coordinator’s bid for collective action certification of her wage and hour claims, ordering her to arbitrate her individual allegations that the company and its Oxygen Media subsidiary failed to pay overtime.

U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer ruled Tuesday that Nadgia Dixon must use a companywide alternative dispute resolution program to address her unpaid overtime claims, saying she had agreed to the program by being employed at NBCUniversal. Under the terms of the...
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