Zynga Judge Wary Of Proposed Deal In Ex-Engineer's OT Suit

Law360, San Francisco (August 7, 2013, 6:58 PM EDT) -- Zynga Inc. urged a California federal court Wednesday to approve an undisclosed deal settling a former software engineer’s individual overtime claims, drawing sharp questions from the judge over whether keeping the terms secret could hamper any claims from the putative class the engineer had initially sought to represent.

U.S. District Court Magistrate Judge Nathanael Cousins expressed a number of concerns Wednesday about the proposed deal and dismissal of the class action, particularly regarding whether sealing the settlement documents would harm any putative class claims other Zynga...
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