McDonald's To Pay $1.5M To Settle Workers' Wage Suit

Law360, New York (November 25, 2015, 4:00 PM EST) -- McDonald’s Corp. has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle claims it unlawfully failed to compensate a class of employees for time and costs associated with the cleaning of work uniforms, according to a Wednesday filing in a New York federal court.

The settlement between a class of hourly workers and the fast food retailer and a New York-based franchisee ends a suit filed in 2014 over McDonald’s policy requiring workers to keep their mandated uniforms in good condition.

The parties’ motion for preliminary settlement approval resolves classwide New York Labor Law claims for payments related to maintaining the uniforms, and...

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