XPO Unit Strikes $5.5M Deal To End Drivers' OT, Break Suit

Law360 (August 19, 2019, 4:04 PM EDT) -- An XPO Logistics unit has agreed to pay $5.5 million to resolve claims the shipping giant violated California labor laws by failing to provide proper wages, meal and rest breaks for drivers under contract with carrier service companies.

Current and former drivers and helpers who provided delivery services to XPO Last Mile through various contract carrier arrangements asked a California federal judge Friday to sign off on the deal, which provides each of the 1,981 drivers and 1,791 helpers with $931, while their attorneys asked for $1.4 million in fees. The settlement, which includes all California Labor Code wage and rest...

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