Papa John's Driver Sues For Mileage Money Under FLSA
Law360, Los Angeles (June 7, 2016, 4:39 PM EDT) -- A pizza delivery driver filed a proposed class action against a Papa John's franchise chain in Florida federal court on Monday, accusing the company of shorting drivers on mileage reimbursements and furthering an ongoing legal effort against such policies industrywide.
Miami pizza driver Ricardo Jimenez sued franchise Pizzerias LLC, which operates 31 Florida stores, for violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and the Florida minimum wage act. The case accuses the franchise chain of reimbursing drivers who use their own vehicles at less than half of the IRS business mileage reimbursement rates, which isn't enough for them to cover their...
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