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Liberty Travel Agrees Preliminary Overtime Class Action Settlement of $2.76 Million


This is a settlement for the Overtime Pay / Off the Clock lawsuit.

Liberty Travel has agreed a preliminary settlement of a class action lawsuit in which it was accused of not paying overtime wages to employees from June 1995 to December 1999.

The tenative settlement is for $2.76 million, with $413,571 awarded to 245 travel agents from Liberty Travel offices across Pennsylvania. Linda Welsh, of Montgomery County, and Melinda Marpoe, of Dauphin County, individually and on behalf of 564 Liberty Travel agents, including some from Delaware County, comprised the class action and were the plaintiffs in the case, and they will receive $42,500 each as compensation for their efforts.

SEPT-19-08: Liberty Travel settles $2.76 million suit [DELCOTIMES: LIBERTY TRAVEL SETTLEMENT]

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Published on Sep-19-08


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