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McDonald’s $2 Million Wage Settlement Rejected by Federal Judge

Jan. 13, 2022, 5:28 PM

McDonald’s Restaurants of California Inc. agreed to pay $2 million to more than 5,500 workers in a California class action over inaccurate wage statements, but a federal judge wants more information about the class settlement before approving it.

The proposed deal states that each class member will receive a “proportionate share” of the net settlement, about $1.88 million, and the $100,000 in penalties provided for under California’s Private Attorneys General Act.

But it doesn’t clearly explain how these individual payments will be calculated and distributed, making it impossible to determine if some class members are receiving preferential treatment, Magistrate Judge ...

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