$1.1M Live Nation Employment Class Action Settlement Reached

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Santa Clara, CA: Live Nation will pay $1.1 million to settle allegations pending in an employment class action lawsuit that it illegally deniged breaks to 1,500 parking and traffic employees in California.

The entertainment company was sued in September, 2015, by named plaintiff Lee Webster, a former traffic controller at Live Nation’s Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA. Webster alleged that she and other parking lot employees were required to work without meal and rest breaks as a matter of routine.

According to the terms of the settlement, the funds will pay litigation costs and fees, with the remaining funds distributed to class members pro rata based on the number of hours each class member worked performing parking or traffic control duties during the class period. The estimated net recovery for each class member will likely average $421.55 Any funds from checks that remain uncashed after 180 days will be split between two nonprofits: the Katherine & George Alexander Community Law Center and Lambda Legal, according to the settlement.

Further, the settlement allows for Webster to seek an additional award of $20,000 as class representative.

As per the terms of the settlement, the class is defined as consisting of all current and former Live Nation nonexempt employees who performed parking or traffic control duties for the company in California from September 28, 2011, to the present.

The case is Lee Webster v. Live Nation Worldwide Inc. et al., case number 2015-1-CV-286202, in the Superior Court of the State of California, County of Santa Clara.

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Reader Comments

Posted by
Bryan
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I was employed there from 2006 to 2015, how do submit the claim? This is all new to me....

Posted by
CHRISTA Newland
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Where do i submit my claim if my address has changed?

Posted by
Anthony Donofrio
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I helped park busses way back when. Does that count?

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