John Petrick, Law360 – June 12, 2019
Workers at New York Hertz rental car locations who say they are classified as location managers despite having no managerial duties have accused the company of forcing them to work up to 20 hours a week without overtime pay. According to the proposed class action filed Tuesday in New York federal court, the location manager title is a misnomer — the only thing that makes the workers managers is that they are salaried and therefore exempt from state labor laws, meaning Hertz doesn’t pay them overtime.
The case is Polat Kemal v. The Hertz Corporation et al., case number 1:19-cv-05461, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.
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