J.B. Hunt (No. 4 in the CCJ Top 250) is the latest carrier to become entangled in legal issues surrounding California’s meal and rest break laws, among other labor laws mostly isolated in the state. Hunt has agreed to pay $15 million to settle a class-action lawsuit with certain intermodal and regional drivers employed in California between November 2003 and December 2018. According to court documents, the class of plaintiffs could total as many as 11,000 drivers.
The case, now more than 10 years old, was brought by drivers who claim the carrier violated California labor laws by not providing