Cablevision Inks $1.4M Deal In Technicians' Wage Suit

Law360 (January 11, 2019, 7:23 PM EST) -- A $1.4 million settlement resolving claims that Cablevision Systems New York City Corp. flouted federal and state labor laws by making its field technicians work off the clock cleared its first hurdle Friday after a New York federal judge signed off on the deal.

U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein granted preliminary approval to the deal after penning a few minor revisions to the proposed order. The $1.4 million settlement would provide relief to the 83 current and former field technicians who opted into a collective action accusing Cablevision and related companies of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act and New...

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