Do you know what the Hershey overtime lawsuit is? If you work long hours and earn overtime, you can’t afford not to know about this lawsuit.

Hershey Error Results in 86% of Potential RSR Claimants Not Getting Proper Notice of Overtime Rights

Hershey was ordered by the Court to provide the names and addresses of RSRs so that we could provide RSRs with a Court approved Notice of their right to join the Hershey RSR Overtime Case. (Case Number 3:11-CV-05117-BZ) However, 86% of the contact information we were provided was incorrect.  As a result of Hershey’s error, [...]

May 25th, 2012|Hershey Overtime Lawsuit|Comments Off on Hershey Error Results in 86% of Potential RSR Claimants Not Getting Proper Notice of Overtime Rights

Hershey Overtime Notice Correction

We have just learned that the Court ordered Notice was not sent to the correct addresses of all present and former RSR’s due to incorrect addresses being supplied by the Hershey Company. We are working to rectify this and the Notice will be re sent as soon as Hershey provides the correct addresses. If you [...]

May 18th, 2012|Hershey Overtime Lawsuit|Comments Off on Hershey Overtime Notice Correction

Court Orders Notice to RSRs in Hershey Overtime Lawsuit

United States Magistrate Judge Bernard Zimmerman has ordered that present and past Retail Sales Representatives (“RSRs”) who worked for The Hershey Company (“Hershey”) are entitled to Notice and the opportunity to join a lawsuit pending in United States District Court in San Francisco for unpaid overtime and related damages.  Judge Zimmerman’s Order provides that present [...]

May 15th, 2012|Hershey Overtime Lawsuit|Comments Off on Court Orders Notice to RSRs in Hershey Overtime Lawsuit

Hershey RSR Overtime Litigation Update

Seventy-five present and former Retail Sales Representatives (RSR) have joined the action filed in US District Court in San Francisco seeking unpaid overtime from the chocolate giant.  (Case Number 3:11-CV-05117-BZ)  Previously this office represented over 100 RSRs seeking unpaid overtime in a wage and hour Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA) collective action.  On February [...]

April 24th, 2012|Hershey Overtime Lawsuit|Comments Off on Hershey RSR Overtime Litigation Update

Hershey Sued Again for Overtime Violations

In the economy of the day, many people are forced to work long hours. Many companies require them to do so and workers are reluctant to complain for fear of losing their jobs. Not all people are entitled to overtime because certain classifications of workers are exempt. However, sometimes people are classified as exempt from [...]

October 20th, 2011|Hershey Overtime Lawsuit|Comments Off on Hershey Sued Again for Overtime Violations

Published Opinion Granting Plaintiffs’ Summary Judgment Against Hershey

In 2008, three former Retail Sales Representatives (RSRs) brought this wage and hour action against defendant. They alleged defendant misclassified them as exempt employees, denying them compensation for the overtime hours they had worked. Defendant denied these allegations, asserting that plaintiffs' employment position satisfies the exemptions from overtime for outside salesmen and administrative employees. Defendant [...]

July 13th, 2011|Hershey Overtime Lawsuit|Comments Off on Published Opinion Granting Plaintiffs’ Summary Judgment Against Hershey

Federal Court Holds that Hershey RSRs are Entitled to Overtime

On February 23, 2011, the Honorable Magistrate Bernard Zimmerman, United States District Court for the Northern District of California, issued an order holding that the Hershey Retail Sales Representative (“RSR”) plaintiffs and those RSRs who have joined the case of Campanelli, et al. v. The Hershey Company, Case No. 3:08-cv-01862-BZ, are entitled to overtime compensation. [...]

February 23rd, 2011|Hershey Overtime Lawsuit|Comments Off on Federal Court Holds that Hershey RSRs are Entitled to Overtime

Judge Rules Hershey Employees can Pursue Class Action

Magistrate Judge Bernard Zimmerman, of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California, has ruled that all Retail Sales Representatives (RSRs) employed by The Hershey Company in the United States from August 2007 through the present may join a lawsuit pending before the Court seeking past overtime pay.

December 28th, 2010|Hershey Overtime Lawsuit|Comments Off on Judge Rules Hershey Employees can Pursue Class Action