Truck Stop Chain Settles FLSA Opt-In Action For $4.3M

Law360, New York (November 6, 2009, 2:27 PM EST) -- Pilot Travel Centers LLC has agreed to pay $4.25 million to settle an opt-in class action accusing the truck stop chain of failing to pay overtime wages to a group of co-managers.

Judge Harry S. Mattice Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee preliminarily approved the settlement Thursday, scheduling a final settlement approval hearing for Jan. 22.

Overall, 382 salaried co-managers who worked at the truck stops or at attached restaurants such as Wendy's and Subway will be eligible to receive...
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