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ESPN Zone workers, employer reach settlement
ESPN Zone workers, employer reach settlement

About 140 workers who lost their jobs when the ESPN Zone restaurant in Baltimore abruptly closed in 2010 will split $230,000 in a settlement over back pay if a federal judge approves the deal. The agreement, preliminarily approved, was filed Thursday in U.S. District Court in Baltimore for a final OK. A hearing before Judge Catherine C. Blake is scheduled Nov. 13. Andrew D. Freeman, one of two attorneys who represented plaintiffs in the class action suit, said the proposed settlement would pay workers roughly 70 percent of what they believed they were owed. "It's been a long haul, but the clients are very pleased with the settlement," said Freeman, with Brown, Goldstein...