Convenience Store Chain Agrees To Pay $3M In FLSA Suit

By Max Kutner (December 7, 2020, 5:03 PM EST) -- Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc. has agreed to pay $2.95 million to a conditionally certified class of operations managers who claimed the convenience store chain misclassified them as exempt from overtime pay, the managers have told a Pennsylvania federal court.

In an unopposed motion for settlement approval Friday, the current and former operations managers asked the court to sign off on their deal with Love's, saying they recognized that their Fair Labor Standards Act claims were unusual because they were the highest-ranking employees on duty.

"This case is not a garden-variety FLSA misclassification case," the managers said. "Thus, the...

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