Law360, New York (October 17, 2014, 4:47 PM EDT) -- A New York federal court on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a class action settlement meant to resolve claims that Modell's Sporting Goods Inc. incorrectly classified its assistant store managers as exempt from overtime.
U.S. District Judge Deborah A. Batts preliminarily signed off on an settlement worth up to $800,000 between Modell's and a class of assistant store managers at the sporting goods retailer. The deal would resolve allegations that Modell gave short shrift to the assistant managers on overtime pay by wrongly classifying them as exempt under federal and state wage laws.
"The court is satisfied that the terms and...
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