Managers Want Carl’s Jr. To Serve Up Unpaid Mileage

Law360, San Francisco (May 5, 2011, 2:09 PM EDT) -- Fast food restaurant chain Carl’s Jr. was hit with a class action in California state court Tuesday accusing the company of failing to reimburse general managers for work-related mileage expenses.

Plaintiff Emraida Ortanez filed the suit on behalf of herself and other similarly situated general managers, saying they were not paid for expenses incurred while driving for work-related purposes.

Ortanez said she regularly drove her personal vehicle in order to attend manager meetings, retrieve food or supplies from other Carl’s Jr. restaurants, and obtain coinage from...
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