Bloomberg Law
Feb. 6, 2019, 2:31 PM

CBS’s Wage Dispute With Workers Settled for $9.97M

Bernie Pazanowski
Bernie Pazanowski

The class action settlement between CBS Television Studios and workers seeking overtime wages was approved by a federal district court in New York Feb. 5.

The $9.97 million settlement, which included $3.32 million in attorneys’ fees, is procedurally and substantively fair, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York said.

The suit was filed by parking production assistants, who secure lots and streets on production sites during the filming of television shows. They claimed CBS didn’t properly pay them overtime under the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York law.

The settlement is procedurally fair because it ...

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