Interstate Brands Settles Sales Reps' OT Class Action

Law360, New York (October 28, 2009, 3:42 PM EDT) -- Interstate Bakeries Corp. subsidiary Interstate Brands Corp. has settled an overtime pay class action filed by route sales representatives who deliver the company's bread and cake products to its grocery store customers.

Judge Renee Marie Bumb of the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey on Tuesday issued a preliminary approval order authorizing notice and setting a hearing for final approval of the settlement.

In the suits, filed in January and April 2003, the named plaintiffs allege that they routinely worked more than 40...
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