Creekstone Farms http://kmuw.org en Meatpacker Settlement Awaits Judge's Approval http://kmuw.org/post/meatpacker-settlement-awaits-judges-approval <p>A settlement agreement in the lawsuit brought by workers against the Creekstone Farms slaughterhouse in Arkansas City is awaiting approval by the federal judge overseeing the class action litigation.</p><p>U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren will decide whether to approve a settlement reached in August.</p><p>A joint request by the parties that included details of the deal was filed earlier this month. Workers alleged Creekstone wasn't paying them for all the time they worked.</p><p>Creekstone has said it paid for all time worked, including overtime.</p> Tue, 27 Nov 2012 17:57:44 +0000 Associated Press 9071 at http://kmuw.org