Trucking Co. To Unload $11.6M In Drivers' Wage Settlement

Law360, New York (April 10, 2012, 7:48 PM ET) -- Interstate trucking company CRST Van Expedited Inc. agreed Monday to pay $11.6 million to settle claims that it paid a class of thousands of drivers less than minimum wage during mandatory training programs and made them sign unfair employment contracts.

Three drivers asked a California federal judge to approve a settlement that would put to rest claims that CRST forced more than 6,000 drivers to participate in a time-intensive training process that required them to work up to 70 hours per week for a flat rate...
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Case Information

Case Title

Smith et al v. CRST Van Expedited, Inc. et al

Case Number



California Southern

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Roger T. Benitez

Date Filed

May 21, 2010

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