Fazoli's Hit With FLSA Suit Over Manager Wages

Law360, New York (June 1, 2010, 7:00 PM EDT) -- Fazoli's Restaurant Group Inc. has been slapped with a proposed collective action accusing the Italian restaurant chain of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act by failing to pay its general and assistant general managers overtime.

Former general manager Ron Struska and ex-assistant general manager Joseph Jakubicz said in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky that Fazoli's and its affiliates misclassified managers as being exempt from overtime compensation despite consistently making them work more than 40 hours a...
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