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Company will pay $5M to resolve suit centered on Maine law's punctuation

A Portland, Maine, dairy company has reached a $5 million settlement with truck drivers in a lawsuit concerning how the punctuation in a state law made their eligibility for overtime pay unclear. Legislators have since amended the 1995 law, which was called into question for its lack of an Oxford comma, and used a series of semicolons instead in hopes of avoiding ambiguity.

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