Construction Contractor and Related Trucking Company Settle Class Action for Wage & Hour Violations – 2013

This was a class-action brought on behalf of 68 current and former truck drivers of Strength Transportation Management, Inc. and its corporate parent, R.J. Noble Company. The drivers sought reimbursement for violation of various wage and hour laws, including being underpaid because of an unlawful piece-rate plan, unpaid overtime, missed breaks and meal periods, and not being paid the appropriate prevailing wage rates. Quest Law Firm co-counseled with the law firm of Shanberg Stafford & Bartz to achieve a settlement of $1,900,000. On average, each class member received about $14,800 net of attorneys fees and costs.