Newspaper Pays $7.8M To End Decadelong OT Class Dispute

By Y. Peter Kang (May 13, 2015, 5:11 PM EDT) -- A Chinese-language newspaper has agreed to pay $7.8 million to resolve a long-running wage-and-hour class action that was recertified last year after a jury award was vacated by the U.S. Supreme Court, according to documents filed Tuesday in California federal court.

In a motion for preliminary approval of the settlement, former employees of Chinese Daily News Inc., the largest Chinese-language newspaper in the U.S., urged U.S. District Judge Consuelo B. Marshall to approve a deal that was reached in late January, saying it was reasonable and fair.

"Plaintiffs engaged in nearly ten years of hard-fought litigation and motion practice, two motions...

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