Frito-Lay Puts Up $1.6M To Exit Workers' OT Class Action

Law360, New York (November 13, 2013, 2:10 PM EST) -- Frito-Lay Inc. has agreed to pay $1.6 million to settle a class action alleging that the company failed to pay overtime wages and denied meal and rest breaks to workers who sold and delivered its products to stores and arranged the displays at those locations, according to a Monday filing in California federal court.

The lead plaintiff in the suit, Sidney Elliott, asked the court for preliminary approval of the settlement, which will establish the $1.6 million fund for a proposed class of route sales associates,...
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