Farm Workers Granted Class Certification In Wage-And-Hour Dispute

(January 20, 2016, 9:59 AM EST) -- GREENVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina federal judge on Jan. 14 granted class certification in a suit accusing a farming enterprise of various wage-and-hour violations under federal and state laws (Manuel Mateo-Evangelio, et al. v. Triple J Produce, Inc., et al., No. 14-302, E.D. N.C.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 4872).

(Order available. Document #43-160122-002R.)

Ten current and former employees of a farming enterprise consisting of three corporate entities — Triple J. Produce Inc., Hocutt Brothers Inc. and Hocutt Farms Inc. — and the four day-to-day operators...
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