Ceva To Pay $2.2M To End Freight Workers' Meal Break Suit

Law360, New York (July 10, 2012, 1:57 PM EDT) -- Ceva Logistics U.S. Inc. agreed Monday to cough up $2.2 million to resolve a class action by workers who accuse the global logistics company of failing to pay wages for missed meal and rest breaks.

Named plaintiff Lonnie R. Smith lodged the motion for preliminary settlement approval in California federal court, saying the arrangement represented a decent compensation amount for the company’s freight forwarders after a long, drawn-out negotiation process.

“Counsel for the parties have met and conferred over a period of three months with a...
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