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   Oakhurst Dairy Drivers, Oxford Comma Come Up Big In Lawsuit Settlement
by Associated Press
Posted: Monday, February 12, 2018 at 3:26PM EST

PORTLAND, Maine — A Maine dairy company has settled a lawsuit over an overtime dispute that was the subject of a ruling that hinged 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 Maine's overtime law that says it doesn't apply to "canning, processing, preserving, freezing, drying, marketing, storing, packing for shipment or distribution of" foods.

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