Video Game Law Blog

April 26, 2006

Electronic Arts recently announced that it had settled a lawsuit with former employees for $14.9 million. The former employees claimed they were required to work significant overtime without receiving overtime pay. 

Under some jurisdictions' laws, employees in high-tech jobs are not entitled to overtime pay. However, the EA employees in this case argued that they were not exempted by the law, and therefore they were owed millions in overtime pay. 

Coverage here  http://www.shorl.com/fysimidydigre (news.com)