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Chipotle Workers Say Obama Overtime Rule Means They’re Owed Pay

June 7, 2017, 3:44 PM

A group of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. workers say the fast-food chain owes them time-and-a-half pay under the Obama administration overtime rule that a federal judge in Texas put on hold last year (Alvarez v. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc., D.N.J., docket no. not available, complaint filed 6/7/17).

The workers allege in a complaint filed June 7 in federal court in New Jersey that the company is required to comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act regulation, which the Department of Labor estimated would have made about 4.2 million workers newly eligible for overtime pay. The rule more than ...