Tortilla Maker Wraps Up Don-Doff Suit With $2.5M Deal

Law360, New York (August 10, 2012, 1:35 PM EDT) -- An Illinois tortilla company has agreed to pay $2.55 million to settle allegations that it failed to pay hundreds of workers for time spent donning and doffing protective gear, according to court papers filed Thursday.

El-Milagro Inc. and attorneys for Pastora Leon filed a joint motion for approval of the agreement, which will put to rest Leon's claims that the Chicago tortilla maker forced more than 700 employees to work an extra 20 to 30 minutes without pay, violating the Fair Labor Standards Act and state...
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