Safety-Kleen Workers Settle Wage Class Action

Law360, New York (March 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Safety-Kleen Systems Inc. and a class of aggrieved employees have agreed to bury the hatchet after more than three years of litigation, reaching a settlement that alters the industrial waste processor’s payment practices and provides the class with hundreds of thousands of dollars.

Under the proposed settlement, lodged Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, Safety-Kleen will pay the class, which is 280 strong, $200,000 for having issued inaccurate wage statements and revise its payment policy to comply with California labor...
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