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Western Express Truckers Set Up for $3.8M Wage Settlement

Feb 8, 2019 / News Item /—Daily Labor Report
  • 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...

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