Employees of supermarket chain Mariano's, owned by Kroger, can move forward with their collective action over claims they were misclassified under fair labor laws and not paid owed overtime.
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Judge: Jimmy John's can't be considered 'joint employer' of asst managers working at franchise shops
A federal judge in Chicago has ordered up a win for Jimmy John’s, saying the sandwich shop chain cannot be considered the joint employer of a group of assistant managers suing in search of overtime pay.
Appeals court: Jimmy John's asst mgrs lawsuit vs corporate parent doesn't bar lawsuits vs franchisees
A federal appeals court in Chicago has ruled a group of assistant managers suing Jimmy John’s over their treatment can proceed with lawsuits against both the parent company and its franchisees, even though a federal district judge had said they had to wait to sue the franchisees until they progressed further in their class action against the sub sandwich chain.