Pizza Hut Drivers Seek Class Cert. Against Franchisee

Law360, New York (January 6, 2010, 5:23 PM EST) -- A group of Pizza Hut drivers has asked a federal court to certify a class of hundreds of drivers in a lawsuit accusing a franchise of failing to reimburse drivers for driving expenses, effectively pushing their compensation below minimum wage.

In a motion filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado, the plaintiffs asked the court to certify their suit as a collective action under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The suit targets Colorado-based pizza hut franchise WKRP Management LLC, which operates...
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