Foot Locker To Pay Workers $7.1M In FLSA Settlement

By Y. Peter Kang (July 21, 2015, 10:11 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge granted final approval of a $7.15 million settlement in a Fair Labor Standards Act class action brought by workers accusing Foot Locker Inc. of wage-and-hour violations, and allowed a request for attorney's fees of $2.38 million, according to court documents filed Tuesday.

U.S. District Judge J. Curtis Joyner's order ended the long-running multidistrict litigation and awarded class counsel fees amounting to about 33 percent of the settlement along with costs of $380,000.

"The court finds that the terms of the settlement ... were negotiated at arm's-length, and are finally approved as fair, reasonable and adequate," Judge Joyner...

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