Delivery Drivers to Sue Pizza Hut Franchisee

On May 11, 2016, Kimble Law filed a lawsuit on behalf of two delivery drivers at America’s Pizza Company, LLC, a franchisee who owns over 120 Pizza Hut restaurants nationwide.  The plaintiffs allege that they were denied proper minimum wage and overtime payments by the Louisiana-based employer.  In addition to making claims for themselves, the plaintiffs also seek to represent their fellow delivery drivers, who they believe have been subjected to the same pay policies as they have.

Specifically, the plaintiffs allege that they were paid “tip credit minimum wage,” however they were not properly reimbursed for the expenses they incurred while making deliveries to Pizza Hut customers.  By failing to reimburse their drivers who incurred expenses for their benefit, the plaintiffs allege that America’s Pizza Company has paid them less than the minimum wage and overtime payments required by law.

See the Class Action Complaint: First Amended Class Action Complaint

If you are a delivery driver who is not reimbursed for automobile related expenses, contact Kimble Law today for a free consultation at 614-983-0361.

Delivery Drivers Sue Donatos Pizzeria

On June 22, 2016, Kimble Law, LLC filed a complaint on behalf of a Columbus-area delivery driver, alleging that Donatos Pizzeria, LLC has failed to pay him adequately under state and federal law.  The plaintiff seeks to represent a class of pizza delivery drivers at all of Donatos’ 150+ restaurants, who he believes are being subjected to the same pay policies.

Specifically, the plaintiff alleges that he is paid minimum wage, but is not adequately reimbursed for the considerable expenses he incurs while making deliveries for the regional pizza favorite: gasoline, car insurance, and auto repairs, among other expenses. The plaintiff alleges that, by requiring he and other delivery drivers to pay for these expenses out-of-pocket, Donatos has effectively denied them minimum wage and overtime.

See the Class Action Complaint, filed June 22, 2016: Hassan v. Donatos Pizzeria, LLC.

If you work or worked as a pizza delivery driver at Donatos or elsewhere, call Kimble Law for a free consultation at 614-983-0361, or fill out the case information form below.