Drivers, and Oxford Comma, Come Up Big in Lawsuit Settlement

A Maine dairy company has settled a lawsuit over an overtime dispute that was the subject of a ruling hinging on the use of the Oxford comma.

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This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A Maine dairy company has settled a lawsuit over an overtime dispute that was the subject of a ruling hinging on the use of the Oxford comma. Drivers with Oakhurst Dairy filed the lawsuit in 2014 seeking more than $10 million. Court documents filed Thursday show that they settled for $5 million. A federal appeals court decided to keep the drivers’ lawsuit alive last year. The suit concerned an exemption from…