Law360, Los Angeles (October 28, 2016, 6:28 PM EDT) -- McDonald's Corp. agreed to pay $3.75 million to settle a proposed wage-and-hour class action, three months after a California federal judge ruled a franchise owner's settlement in the case didn't get the parent company out of the claims, according to papers filed Friday.
A group of workers reached a deal in which the fry giant would pay $1.75 million to the employees of some California restaurants and about $2 million to cover attorneys' fees and costs — less than half of the fees and costs incurred in the litigation — according to a motion for preliminary approval of the deal.
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