Ready Mix Settles Driver FLSA Actions

Law360, New York (October 29, 2010, 4:17 PM EDT) -- Ready Mix USA LLC has settled two consolidated putative collective actions brought by drivers who accused the company of denying them proper overtime pay and then retaliating against them over the suit.

In an order issued Thursday, Magistrate Judge T. Michael Putnam of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Alabama approved the settlement between the company that supplies building contractors with ready mix concrete and dozens of current and former drivers who alleged violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

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