Judge Says $1.7M Wage-Hour Settlement Doesn't Cut It

Law360, New York (March 11, 2014, 10:28 PM EDT) -- A federal court in Missouri refused last week to sign off on a $1.7 million proposed settlement in a wage class action brought by a group of tank installers who alleged USA Tank Sales and Erection Co. Inc. denied them overtime.

U.S. District Judge Greg Kays said in his order rejecting the proposed settlement that the court had concerns that provisions of the deal were either unclear or unfair. Among those he highlighted were the way the settlement would handle attorneys’ fees and enhanced payments to...
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