SpaceX Workers' $4M Wage Deal Ducks Protest, Gets Final OK
By Daniel Siegal (May 10, 2017, 6:39 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Wednesday granted final approval to SpaceX's $3.9 million settlement of 4,100 workers' claims they were underpaid, shooting down the objection of a former SpaceX employee who had claimed the settlement was intended to sink his own trial-ready wage claims.
Before addressing final approval of the deal, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Elihu M. Berle heard arguments about objector Howard Smith's attempt to block the $3.975 million deal.
Christina M. Lucio of James Hawkins APLC, representing the settling class, told Judge Berle that of the 4,100 SpaceX members that were sent notice as potential class members, only Smith...
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