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Fourth Circuit

LABOR, CLASS ACTIONS - The Fourth Circuit ruled that the Fair Labor Standards Act pre-empted the breach of contract, negligence and fraud claims in a class action brought by about 1,600 workers at a Sara Lee's bakery in North Carolina. The lawsuit claimed Sara Lee failed to pay class members for a required uniform-dressing process. Anderson v. Sara Lee

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