Meat Manufacturer Settles FLSA Class Action

Law360, New York (January 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Armour-Eckrich Meats LLC and a group of its former employees have reached a settlement to resolve allegations that the meat producer failed to pay overtime wages in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Armour-Eckrich and the class filed a joint motion for settlement on Tuesday, but the judge has yet to approve the motion. Details of the settlement were confidential.

"The parties believe that the terms of the settlement agreement are fair and reasonable and satisfy the interests of all named and opt-in plaintiffs and...
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