Potato Chip Maker To Pay $2M To Settle Drivers' OT Suit

By Joyce Hanson (August 25, 2016, 6:56 PM EDT) -- Potato chip manufacturer Herr Foods Inc. and a class of delivery drivers suing it over alleged failure to pay overtime on Thursday asked a Pennsylvania federal judge to approve a $2 million settlement of the claims and about $660,000 in attorneys' fees.

Herr's has agreed to pay $2 million to settle all claims in the action, resolving allegations that it failed to pay overtime wages, in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage laws, and charges that it made deductions in violation of state wage payment laws, according to a motion for settlement filed in district court by...

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