Reddaway Settles Truckers' Meal Break Suit For $1M

Law360, New York (November 18, 2011, 5:54 PM EST) -- Trucking and logistics company USF Reddaway Inc. reached a $1 million deal Thursday to settle a putative class action brought in California federal court by employees who claim they were not allowed 30-minute meal breaks.

Both sides asked the court to preliminarily certify the class and approve the settlement, as well as incentive awards of $10,000 for each named plaintiff.

The plaintiffs' attorneys are also requesting that up to $300,000 of the settlement be set aside for attorneys' fees, along with up to $30,000 in reimbursement...
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