Delivery Workers Chew Out Wrigley For Stiffing Them On OT

Law360, New York (December 14, 2011, 4:54 PM EST) -- Wrigley Sales Co. was sued Tuesday in New York federal court by a group of its former merchandise delivery workers who say the candy company broke federal and state labor laws by not paying them for hours worked beyond 40 per week.

The employees, classified by Wrigley as either “territory sales managers” or “field representatives,” had no management responsibilities, but were forced to work long hours without receiving overtime pay, according to the complaint.

“During the period in suit, plaintiffs were told that, in addition to...
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