Shepherds' Wage Suit Doesn't Show Collusion, Judge Says

Shepherds' Wage Suit Doesn't Show Collusion, Judge Says

 Law360, New York (June 6, 2016, 8:19 PM EDT) -- An antitrust case accusing ranchers and industry organizations of suppressing pay for shepherds on temporary work visas should be thrown out, a Colorado federal judge said Friday, finding that a wage-fixing conspiracy was no more likely than a set of independent decisions to pay the lowest amount allowed. U.S. Magistrate Judge Craig B. Shaffer recommended dismissing a putative class action brought by Rodolfo Llacua and other former shepherds against Western Range Association, Mountain Plains Agricultural Service and members of those organizations. The recommendation can be adopted...

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