Papa John's Drivers Renew Cert. Bid In FLSA Suit

By Linda Chiem (May 1, 2017, 3:25 PM EDT) -- Papa John's delivery drivers accusing the pizza chain of underpaying them in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act renewed their bid for conditional class certification Sunday, telling a New York federal judge they can show Papa John's had a common policy to under-reimburse drivers regardless of whether the stores were corporate-owned or franchised.

A proposed class of drivers led by plaintiffs William Durling, James Morton Jr., Tom Wolff, Michael Morris and Richard Sobol are taking a second stab at conditional certification after U.S. District Judge Cathy Seibel in March denied their first attempt at certification. The drivers insist that they...

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