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$5.0 million dollar settlement – West v. Circle K Stores, Inc.

HOURLY CLERK MEAL BREAK AND VACATION LITIGATION

Summary: A Class action complaint was filed on behalf of hourly clerks alleging that they were not properly compensated for their meal breaks and also that they were required to forfeit accrued but unused vacation that was not taken by them.

Result: A $5.0 million dollar settlement was agreed to in order to compensate the employees for their missed meal periods and forfeited accrued but unused vacation.