Pilot Travel Center Workers Get Collective Cert. In Pay Row

Law360, New York (June 17, 2015, 4:36 PM EDT) -- A nationwide class of Pilot Corp. restaurant and retail employees, possibly numbering more than 82,000, won conditional collective status Tuesday in a federal suit accusing the travel center company of manipulating time records to conceal off-the-clock work.

U.S. District Judge Sheryl H. Lipman of the Western District of Tennessee ruled that hourly cashiers, team leaders and shift leaders who worked at Pilot's travel centers around the country from April 2011 to April 2014 qualify for conditional certification under the Fair Labor Standards Act since the nine...
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