Philips To Pay Workers Nearly $1M In Wage Class Action

Law360, Los Angeles (October 29, 2013, 4:31 PM EDT) -- More than 300 employees of Philips Electronics North America Corp. will receive nearly $1 million after a California federal judge preliminarily approved a settlement Monday in a class action accusing the company of denying them meal and rest breaks.

Under the terms of the settlement, Philips will pay $900,000 to 215 current and 100 former nonexempt workers in the company's LTI operating division, which manufactures digital lamps used in movie projectors. The class period extends between Mar. 1, 2009, and Oct. 28, 2013.

Lead plaintiff Huey...
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