Office Depot To Settle Class Action Over OT Calculations
Law360, New York (October 10, 2013, 6:32 PM EDT) -- A worker accusing Office Depot Inc. of failing to factor bonus payments from an incentive program into the calculation of workers' regular rate of pay when determining overtime asked a California federal judge on Tuesday to bless his class action settlement with the retailer.
U.S. District Judge Susan Illston granted preliminary approval to the $350,000 deal in June, and the plaintiff filed a motion seeking final approval on Tuesday.
“The settlement in this case, reached after lengthy and hard fought litigation, is fair, adequate and reasonable,” the motion said.
The lawsuit, originally filed in California state court by Office Depot worker...
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