Judge Scuttles Cumulus Settlement With A1A DJ

By on Jan, 12 2017 with Comments 0

vickeryA settlement in a battle against Cumulus Media and part-time host David Vickery has been tossed by an Orlando U.S. District Court magistrate judge, on the grounds that the awardance of zero dollars for unpaid wages may not be fair.

Karla R. Spaulding, U.S. Magistrate Judge for the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida, said Monday she could not approve a settlement between Vickery and Cumulus, owner of Top 40 WAOA-FM “107.1 A1A” in Melbourne, Fla.

According to Law360, Vickery said he would drop Fair Labor Standards Act claims against Cumulus in exchange for a $7,000 unpaid bonus claim and $3,000 for attorney fees and court costs.

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About The Author: Adam R Jacobson is a veteran radio industry journalist and advertising industry analyst with general, multicultural and Hispanic market expertise. From 1996 to 2006 he served as an editor at Radio & Records.

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