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JetBlue Will Pay $3.6 Million in California Wage Case (Correct)

Aug. 12, 2022, 11:15 PMUpdated: Aug. 17, 2022, 5:07 PM

JetBlue Airways Corp. will pay $3.6 million to 568 flight attendants whose class-action lawsuit alleged the carrier violated California law for failing to pay for all hours worked and inaccurate wage statements, a settlement filed Friday said.

A product of mediation, the accord also resolves flight attendants’ claims under the California Private Attorneys General Act, which allows individuals to step into the state’s shoes and file civil claims—and win awards—on behalf of the government.

The workers alleged JetBlue failed to provide accurate wage statements in violation of California labor law.

“Indeed, members of the Wage Statement Class will receive full ...