Con-Way Truckers Win Class Status In Meal Break Suit

Law360, New York (April 13, 2012, 7:10 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday certified a class of hundreds of Con-Way Freight Inc. truck drivers who claim the massive logistics company pressured them to skip meal breaks in order to meet tight delivery schedules.

U.S. District Judge James Ware approved the class just three months after striking down a similar motion as premature. In January, the judge denied certification because he said Con-Way drivers Jose Alberto Fonseca Pina and Rogelio Vigil had failed to provide sufficient details on their proposed class.

But on Thursday,...
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