Sandwich Chain Pret A Manger Underpays Workers: Suit

Law360, New York (April 21, 2011, 12:41 PM EDT) -- Pret A Manger (USA) Ltd. was hit with a putative class and collective action suit in New York federal court on Wednesday accusing the sandwich chain of underpaying its hourly laborers.

The case was filed on behalf of three named plaintiffs who say they worked for the defendant in New York.

The lawsuit, which invokes the Fair Labor Standards Act and the New York Labor Law, claims Pret A Manger willfully failed to properly pay both straight time and overtime compensation due to the plaintiffs and...
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