Milwaukee Bucks Dancers Can't Get Initial OK For Wage Deal

Law360, New York (July 11, 2017, 2:09 PM EDT) -- A Wisconsin federal judge on Monday certified a collective action but refused to give his initial approval to a $250,000 deal that would resolve a suit by Milwaukee Bucks dancers alleging that the team didn't pay them minimum and overtime wages.

U.S. District Judge Lynn Adelman conditionally certified the suit as a collective action for the purposes of the settlement, but regarding the deal to resolve the suit, the judge refused to give it his initial OK due to lack of data as to how much each plaintiff would reap from the deal.

"I accept the parties' apparent agreement that this...

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