Warner Music Strikes $4.2M Deal To End Intern Wages Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (June 9, 2015, 9:41 PM EDT) -- Warner Music Group Corp. has agreed to pay about $4.2 million to resolve a putative class and collective action brought by former interns who claimed they were unlawfully denied minimum wage, the plaintiffs told a New York federal court Tuesday.

Named plaintiffs Kyle Grant and Justin Henry filed a motion for preliminary approval of a deal that would resolve both federal and state wage claims after nine months of settlement negotiations, according to court documents.

“By reaching a favorable settlement prior to dispositive motions or trial, plaintiffs seek to avoid significant expense and delay, and instead ensure recovery for the class,”...

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