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The stock rocketed 17 percent higher after the news. It later pared those gains, but was still ended the day 13 percent higher. The company said the amount includes $5.2 million in settlement funds and $3.8 million in attorney fees. The lawsuit focused on whether or not Flowers Foods had misclassified its distributors as independent contractors instead of employees. The original complaint, filed in North Carolina, alleged "violations of the Federal Fair Labor Standards Act." The key to Friday's settlement was that the company's current independent distributor model will remain in place. As