Western Express Truckers Set Up for $3.8M Wage Settlement
- Company didn’t pay minimum wage, truckers say
- 4,200 members affected
Western Express Inc. has agreed to pay out $3.8 million to a group of truckers to settle claims the company failed to pay them at least minimum wage.
Judge William Campbell granted the preliminary approval to the settlement terms Feb. 7 at the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Tennessee. The $3,825,000 settlement will affect approximately 4,200 Western Express truckers.
The drivers, led by David Harmon, accused the company in April 2014 of not paying adequate wages during...