Employment Law – MetLife Settles with Employees for $1.97 Million.
A plaintiff’s class has submitted a request for preliminary approval of a settlement with MetLife for $1,970,000. In a case before the United State District Court for the Central District of California, a class representing MetLife financial service representatives alleged that MetlIfe made improper withholdings for office expenses and forfeiture of earned commissions upon termination from employment. The court must approve the settlement before it becomes final and enforceable. Johnson v. MetLife Inc., Case No. 8:13-cv-00128 (Plaintiff’s Memorandum filed Apr. 11, 2014)