Delivery Drivers Hit Herr Foods With OT Class Action

Law360, New York (October 15, 2013, 1:35 PM EDT) -- Potato chip manufacturer Herr Foods Inc. was hit with a proposed class action in Pennsylvania federal court Monday claiming it failed to pay its delivery drivers overtime despite the drivers' workload amounting to an average of 50 hours a week.

Former employee Kalvin Drummond, who worked for Herr's between October 2005 and December 2012, said the snack manufacturer paid delivery drivers — known as route sales representatives — a salary with commission based on the amount raised through sales to retailers along their delivery routes, but...
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