New York Federal Judge Grants Preliminary Approval Of Lions Gate Intern Settlement
(October 27, 2015, 10:20 AM EDT) -- NEW YORK — A New York federal judge on Oct. 13 granted preliminary approval of a $1,341,752 settlement of a class complaint filed by a former intern for “The Wendy Williams Show” who alleged violations of federal and state wage-and-hour statutes for failure to pay the interns (Anthony Tart, et al. v. Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation, et al., No. 14-8004, S.D. N.Y.).
(Memorandum and order available. Document #43-151103-003Z.)
“The Court has reviewed the proposed Settlement Agreement and finds that the settlement is appropriate to avoid risks...