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Class action says Pepperidge Farm needs to treat in-store display workers as employees, not contractors

Dana Herra Feb. 16, 2016, 12:26pm

A federal class action lawsuit claims cookie and cracker maker Pepperidge Farm has exploited the workers who deliver, set up and maintain its product displays in supermarkets and other stores, treating these workers like employees, but classifying them as independent contractors, contrary to labor law.