Snyder’s-Lance Agrees to Pay $6M to Settle Misclassification Suit

Not much has been reported about this settlement, but Law360 reports that “Snyder’s-Lance agreed to pay $6 million to a collective of 300 distributors who urged a North Carolina court to sign off on the deal after accusing the company of misclassifying them as independent contractors.”

Snyder’s-Lance is a producer and supplier of snack food. In 2018, they paid $1.6 million to settle another class-action lawsuit that drivers filed alleging the company had misclassified them as independent contractors. The company did not admit any wrongdoing but agreed to the settlement nonetheless.

Read the full story on Law360 here.

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