NEMS360 – Both sides report settlement in workers’ lawsuit filed in 2008

A $30,000 settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit claiming unpaid minimum wages and breach of contract against a large, regional sweet potato operation.

The lawsuit, filed in September 2008 by 30 Mexican workers in U.S. District Court, claimed Ryan Alexander and Alexander Farms of Vardaman failed in their promises and treated them unfairly.

The settlement notice comes from both sides in joint notice to the court, which had set Dec. 16 as the deadline for specific actions.

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