Delivery Drivers or distributors of Tastykake baked goods have just resolved allegations of unpaid wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). Tastykake has agreed to pay these delivery drivers $3.15 million to resolve class action claims that they were misclassified as independent contractors and denied the proper overtime pay. More than 200 class members who worked for the company in Pennsylvania, Maryland and New Jersey stand to benefit from this payout.
Tastykake, which has numerous warehouses stocked with fresh baked products, hired distributors as independent contractors that functioned as delivery drivers to deliver and stock their products at its retailer customer locations. The class action lawsuit argued that these drivers should have been ...Continue Reading →