Judge Rejects $6.5M AXA OT Deal Over Notice

Law360, New York (March 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Finding substantial issues with the lead plaintiffs' proposed notice for class certification in a consolidated wage-and-hour collective and class action against AXA Equitable Life Insurance Co., a federal judge has denied a motion to preliminarily approve a $6.5 million settlement.

U.S. District Judge Jeffrey S. White for the Northern District of California handed down an order on Monday denying without prejudice the plaintiffs' motion for class certification, but giving them a chance to revise the proposed notice to clarify class participation instructions or provide the court...
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