Sony, NBCUniversal Among Filmmakers Hit With OT Suits

Law360, Los Angeles (February 23, 2016, 10:27 PM EST) -- Film studios including Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc., NBCUniversal and Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. were hit Tuesday with fresh wage and hour proposed class actions in New York alleging they underpaid workers on the sets of "American Hustle," "Eat Pray Love," "The Bourne Legacy" and other major productions.

Delivering on a promise made to a New York federal judge last month, several groups of parking production assistants lodged five new lawsuits against some of the biggest names in Hollywood, accusing the companies of requiring the workers to stay on set for long days and nights without paying them overtime or even fully...

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