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$1,800,000.00 Settlement Forced Pay Cashing Check Fees, Denied Overtime, & Denied Minimum Wage

National Media Researcher

Case Background:

Client Group: National Media Researcher
Legal Issues: Forced Pay Cashing Check Fees, Denied Overtime, and Denied Minimum Wage
Settlement Amount: $1,800,000.00

Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers are proud to announce a significant legal victory involving a $1,800,000 settlement in a case against a major national Media Researcher. This case encompassed a range of issues, including the practice of forcing employees to pay check cashing fees, denial of overtime pay, and denial of minimum wage, highlighting the importance of upholding fair compensation practices and employment laws.

The Issues: Forced Pay Cashing Check Fees, Denied Overtime, and Denied Minimum Wage

Within the dynamic field of national Media Research, employees faced multiple challenges. Firstly, the company imposed an unjust financial burden on its workforce by forcing them to pay check cashing fees, which significantly reduced their earnings. Additionally, employees were systematically denied their rightful overtime pay, and in some cases, they were not paid the minimum wage they were entitled to under the law.

Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers' Legal Advocacy:

Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers took a stand to protect the rights of the affected employees within the Media Research company. The legal team conducted an extensive investigation into the company's practices, building a strong case to address forced payment of check cashing fees, denied overtime, and denied minimum wage.

The Settlement:

Through rigorous negotiations and dedicated advocacy, Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers secured a substantial $1,800,000 settlement. This settlement provides compensation to employees who suffered due to the forced check cashing fees, denied overtime, and denied minimum wage. It also sends a clear message to employers in the media research industry that compliance with fair compensation practices and employment laws is non-negotiable.


The $1,800,000 settlement in the case against a national Media Researcher highlights the importance of upholding fair compensation practices and employment laws, ensuring the financial well-being of workers in the industry. Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers' commitment to justice sets a precedent, reminding employers that they must fulfill their obligations to their employees, adhere to labor regulations, and respect the rights of their workforce. This legal victory underscores the positive impact that dedicated legal professionals can have in safeguarding the rights and financial well-being of employees. For more information on this landmark case or to get help from an employment attorney, please contact Kingsley & Kingsley Lawyers.

Eric Kingsley

In practice since 1996, the firm's lawyer and co-founder, Eric B. Kingsley, has litigated complex cases and written numerous appeals in state and federal courts on behalf of the California law firm Kingsley & Kingsley, including More than 150 collective actions. Mr. Kingsley focuses his practice ...

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