Amazon Workers Seek Approval Of $3.7M Wage-And-Hour Deal

Law360, New York (November 4, 2015, 1:42 PM EST) -- Three former Amazon warehouse workers asked a federal judge Tuesday to approve a $3.7 million settlement with SMX, a deal that would end claims against the temporary staffing agency alleging violations of California wage-and-hour laws.

Lawyers representing Amazon.com Inc. workers told U.S. District Judge David J. Hale that SMX LLC had agreed to pay what amounted to a “reasonable” recovery for more than 33,000 potential members of the settlement class.

The claims are part of larger multidistrict litigation against Amazon and contractors who provided workers or...
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In Re: Amazon.com, Inc., Fulfillment Center Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and Wage and Hour Litigation


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3:14-md-02504

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Kentucky Western

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Labor: Labor/Mgt. Relations

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David J. Hale

Date Filed

February 19, 2014

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