Jimmy John's Asst. Managers Sue Over 'Executive' Label

Law360, New York (January 6, 2015, 3:38 PM EST) -- Jimmy John's LLC owes its assistant store managers overtime wages for improperly classifying them as "executives" despite the fact that they primarily make sandwiches, according to a potential class action filed in Florida federal court on Monday.

Three former assistant store managers filed the suit, which claims Jimmy John's willfully violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by misclassifying them as exempt from the law's overtime pay provisions. The salaried employees said they work an average of at least 50 hours per week and their duties don't differ substantially from those of hourly employees.

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