FLSA Action Claims Crunch Shortchanged Personal Trainers
Law360, New York (January 18, 2013, 4:06 PM EST) -- Popular fitness chain Crunch LLC on Wednesday was hit with a proposed class action in California from personal trainers who claim they were denied overtime pay and reimbursement for work-related expenses.
Kathleen Beachler and Osa Tyehimba, the named plaintiffs in the action, said that Crunch and its co-owner New Evolution Ventures LLC, a private equity firm specializing in the health and fitness sector, are violating the Fair Labor Standards Act by requiring personal trainers at Crunch gyms to work "off the clock" and by failing to reimburse the trainers for the cost of mandatory continuing education and certification programs.
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