Sara Lee Strikes $1.25M Deal In Route Sales Reps OT Suit

Law360, New York (July 3, 2012, 1:17 PM EDT) -- A $1.25 million deal to end a putative class action against Sara Lee Corp. provides substantial benefits to hundreds of route sales representatives who allegedly didn't get proper overtime pay or meal breaks and should be approved by a California federal court, the plaintiffs said Monday.

Four named plaintiffs asked U.S. District Judge Maxine M. Chesney to grant preliminary approval to the settlement in their class and collective action, certify a class of around 792 current and former employees, and schedule a final fairness hearing on...
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