3M, Workers Get Initial OK For $1.5M Settlement In Wage Case Concerning Unlawful Pay Practices
Read a story featured in Law360‘s Employment Authority service on the 3M litigation involving unlawful pay practices: Matthew Matern, Launa Adolph, and Kayvon Sabourian from Matern Law Group, PC. The article is linked below.
“Law360 (March 10, 2021, 5:42 PM EST) — A California federal judge has preliminarily approved a $1.5 million settlement between 3M and its workers that would resolve a proposed class action alleging the company shorted them on wages and breaks.
In an order Tuesday, U.S. District Judge R. Gary Klausner signed off on the deal and preliminarily certified a settlement class of all nonexempt employees who worked at 3M in the Golden State between March 2015 and November 2020.
Judge Klausner approved the preliminary agreement on the grounds that lead plaintiff Jason Holloway and the class members appear to have all been victims of 3M’s allegedly unlawful pay practices and that the award fairly compensates them while averting the costs and risks associated with prolonged litigation…
…The plaintiffs are represented by Matthew Matern, Launa Adolph and Kayvon Sabourian of Matern Law Group PC. 3M is represented by Maria C. Roberts and Dessi N. Day of Greene & Roberts LLP…”
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