Frito-Lay Truck Drivers Snack On $6.5M Wage Deal In Calif.

By Cara Bayles (May 3, 2018, 8:26 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge said Thursday she would grant final approval to a $6.5 million settlement between Frito-Lay Inc. and a class of California-based truck drivers who say the company's piecemeal payment system shorted their wages, calling the deal "an excellent result."

The 255 long-haul truckers employed in California by the company between February 2011 and July 2017 brought state and federal wage and pay stub claims based on their allegations Frito-Lay's pay formula does not compensate drivers for all the work they perform, or for the state-mandated rest and meal breaks they didn't take.

The $6.5 million settlement includes $1.66...

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