MetroPCS Settles NY, Calif. Overtime Pay Claims For $1.85M

Law360, New York (December 19, 2014, 4:14 PM EST) -- A New York state judge has approved a $1.85 million settlement between MetroPCS Wireless Inc. and account services representatives who accused the telecom of failing to pay them overtime wages, resolving New York and California labor law claims claims remaining from a federal collective action.

The plaintiffs brought their claims in New York County Supreme Court after a Florida federal judge approved their agreement to settle federal claims against MetroPCS for $550,000. In their motion for approval of the settlement that was granted by New York state Supreme Court Justice Cynthia S. Kern on Dec. 9, the plaintiffs said that they were satisfied...

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