Bloomberg Law
Oct. 7, 2020, 2:52 PM

Facebook Will Pay $1.65 Million to End Class Overtime Pay Suit

Patrick Dorrian
Patrick Dorrian

Facebook Inc. and a group of 63 client solutions managers who say they were wrongly classified as ineligible for overtime pay have agreed to settle the workers’ lawsuit for $1.65 million, Illinois federal court records show.

Susie Bigger, who filed the suit in October 2017 under the Fair Labor Standards Act and a similar Illinois law, and the social media giant asked the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois to approve the proposed pact.

The agreement was reached after the case returned to the Northern District following Facebook’s appeal of an issue over the issuance of class ...