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Jan. 7, 2019, 9:06 PM

Major League Baseball Subsidiary Agrees to $1.3M Wage Settlement

Jon Steingart
Jon Steingart
Legal Intelligence Reporter

MLB Advanced Media, a subsidiary of Major League Baseball, agreed to pay $1.275 million to settle a lawsuit alleging it underpaid workers who handle video of games.

There are 197 eligible class members, according to a Jan. 4 motion for settlement approval. They say they’re paid in part on a per-game basis for tasks like contemporaneously logging events like strikes and foul balls and compiling highlight clips. Pay doesn’t vary based on a game’s length or how long the work takes, depriving them of time-and-a-half overtime when they work more than 40 hours in a week, they say.

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