Celine Dion - Celine Dion Settles Lawsuit With Former Employee

0
0
Subscribe To:

Pop superstar Celine Dion has settled a lawsuit with a disgruntled former employee who was seeking compensation for allegedly working overtime.

Keith Sturtevent took legal action against the singer and her manager husband Rene Angelil in June (12), claiming he was hired as a warehouse manager and made to work more than 40 hours a week on a regular basis at the couple's Florida home in 2009.

Sturtevent stated he was initially paid $50,000 (£31,250) a year, before earning a raise to $63,000 (£39,375) - but he claimed to have been labelled an 'exempt employee', meaning he was not entitled to overtime under U.S. law.

Dion's spokesperson challenged the accusations made by Sturtevent, who was fired in May (12) due to poor performance, insisting his "handsome yearly salary" already covered any overtime he completed in his three years of service.

Sturtevent rejected an offer of vacation pay and a $10,000 (£6,250) severance package from Dion, but the star has now agreed a deal with her former employee and settled the matter out of court, according to Tmz.com.

The suit was dismissed on 30 August (12).


Contactmusic

Tags: Celine Dion

0
0
Subscribe To:
Advertisement

More Celine Dion

Randy Jacksons Wife Reportedly Files For Divorce After 18 Years Of Marriage

Randy Jackson's wife has reportedly filed for divorce. Erika Jackson has filed the paperwork to end their 18 year relationship citing irreconcilable differences. Randy...

Celine Dion Is Remaining "Optimistic" As She Care For Cancer-Stricken Husband

Many of Celine Dion's fans were shocked to hear that she is taking a hiatus from show business for an indefinite amount of time. Last...

Celine Dion's Las Vegas Residency And Asia Tour Will Take A Back Seat To Her Personal Life

Celine Dion is temprorarily postponing her return to ger hugely successful Las Vegas residency to be with her husband, René Angélil and focus on her...

Celine Dion Takes Career Hiatus To Care For Cancer-Stricken Husband

Many of Celine Dion's fans may not see her for quite a long time, on Wednesday (Aug 13th) the Canadian star vowed to take a...

Advertisement

Celine Dion Muppets role scripted with her in mind

Celine Dion's role in the 'Muppets Most Wanted' was scripted with her in mind.The film which stars children's favourites Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Animal...

Muppets Most Wanted Movie Review

Where the 2011 reboot felt effortless in the way it recaptured that warmly anarchic Muppets humour, this sequel feels like it's working every step of...

Muppets Most Wanted Trailer

Kermit and friends are set to go international with the help of their unfortunately named new tour manager Dominic Badguy, with hopes of selling-out major...

Celine Dion Plans To Bounce Back From Album Disappointment With New Single And 'The Voice' Appearance

Celine Dion came back with a bang with her powerful single 'Loved Me Back to Life' and album of the same name, but whilst the...

Advertisement

Comments

Celine Dion Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Celine Dion

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All