Sysco Accused Of Denying Rest Periods, Wages

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 6:30 PM EDT) -- A former truck driver for food shipping giant Sysco Corp. hit the company with a putative class action in California court Wednesday, alleging that he was denied the rest periods and accurate wage statements required by state law.

Plaintiff Travon Jones, a former truck driver for the company, claims that Sysco's policy of paying drivers by miles driven and loads delivered, as opposed to hours, assured that employees would not receive legally required rest periods or compensation in lieu of them. As a result of this...
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