Poultry company Pilgrim’s Pride Corp. will pay $10 million to settle a class action accusing it of failing to pay overtime to about 8,400 employees in 11 states. This will allow class members to recover about 85% of the back pay they sought, according to the Plaintiff’s lawyers. Judge Harry F. Barnes of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas has approved the settlement, finding it “fair, reasonable and allowable.”
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