Ex-Jimmy John's Worker Defends Mixed No-Poach Suit Class

Law360 (October 19, 2020, 7:35 PM EDT) -- A former Jimmy John's employee is fighting back against claims that his proposed class misses the mark because it seeks to include both supervisors and workers in a suit accusing the sandwich chain of imposing anti-competitive, no-poach policies on its franchises.

Donald Conrad, who aims to lead the class, defended his class certification motion in a filing that was made public on Friday, telling an Illinois federal court that Jimmy John's was missing the point.

"This is an antitrust case challenging a conspiracy among owners of Jimmy John's restaurants," Conrad said. "Even in employment cases, supervisors and nonsupervisors may be included...

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