'Pay Kit' Class Action Settlement Gets Initial Approval

By Adam Lidgett (May 4, 2017, 1:39 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday gave initial approval to a $2.5 million class action settlement to end a suit that claimed Sunrise Senior Living Management Inc.'s alleged policy of making employees receive their final wages through a packet containing an ATM card and blank checks violated state law.

U.S. District Judge Beverly Reid O'Connell on Wednesday signed off on a bid for preliminary approval of a deal to settle a suit brought from Janee Johnson on behalf of others similarly situated that challenged the company's alleged practice of forcing workers to get their final wages through a "pay kit" that...

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