Brown, former student dining services workers agree to $620K settlement over wages

BROWN UNIVERSITY and current and former student dining-services workers, not shown, have reached a $620,000 settlement over a federal lawsuit that accused Brown of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act. Despite the preliminary settlement, Brown denies any wrongdoing in the case. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY
BROWN UNIVERSITY and current and former student dining-services workers, not shown, have reached a $620,000 settlement over a federal lawsuit that accused Brown of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act. Despite the preliminary settlement, Brown denies any wrongdoing in the case. / COURTESY BROWN UNIVERSITY
PROVIDENCE – Brown University has agreed to pay $620,000 to settle a class-action lawsuit filed by current and former student dining-services workers who accused Brown of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay students for “on-call” work. The settlement has not received final approval in U.S. District Court, but a joint statement…

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