Frito-Lay To Chip In $2M To End Workers’ Commission Row

Law360, New York (March 12, 2012, 4:55 PM EDT) -- A class of Frito-Lay Inc. employees on Monday asked a California federal court to sign off on a $2 million settlement ending allegations that the snack maker violated labor law by trimming its sale representatives' commissions whenever products were returned.

The settlement agreement, which if approved will end the 2,400-member class' allegations that Frito-Lay's pay policies violated California Labor Code, was proffered by the lead plaintiff as a reasonable ending to the two-year suit.

“A preliminary review of the terms of the settlement gives rise to...
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