Comcast Contractor Inks $7.5M Deal In Technician Wage Row

Law360 (March 4, 2019, 9:18 PM EST) -- Comcast and a cable installation contractor have agreed to a $7.5 million deal to settle a suit brought on behalf of about 4,500 technicians claiming the workers were shorted on pay and overtime and didn't get proper breaks in violation of both federal and state law.

O.C. Communications has agreed to pay the $7.5 million to settle the suit that claimed the contractor and Comcast flouted the federal Fair Labor Standards Act and also California and Washington state labor law, the workers said in asking a California federal judge to grant preliminary approval of the deal.

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