NBCU Settles Intern Wages Case for $6.4M

By on October 27, 2014

NBC Universal agreed to settle the wage-and-hour class action complaint filed by interns who worked at Saturday Night Live, Universal Studios Hollywood and the Jerry Springer and Steve Wilkos shows.  The class includes interns who worked at NBCU from July 3, 2007 in NY and on February 10, 2010 in California.

“Subject to Court approval, Plaintiffs Monet Eliastam, Alexander Vainer, and Rheanna Behuniak (“Plaintiffs”) and Defendant NBCUniversal Media, LLC (“Defendant” or “NBCUniversal”) (together with Plaintiffs, the “Parties”) have settled this wage-and-hour class and collective action for a maximum amount of $6,400,000,” stated the settlement agreement.

The NBC Universal action was settled in the wake of unpaid wages cases filed across various industries against companies including Apple, Redbox, Rite Aid, Staples, and professional sports teams such as the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets.

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