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Domino’s Drivers Deliver Three Wage Suits in Two Days

April 24, 2018, 5:40 PM

Domino’s pizza franchisees in Colorado pay delivery drivers less than minimum wage as a result of a flawed expense reimbursement formula, according to three lawsuits filed over two days.

The franchisees provided expense reimbursement based on the number of deliveries a driver completed, rather than a business mileage estimate established by the Internal Revenue Service or another rate designed to approximate actual automobile wear and tear, the drivers’ complaints say.

Reimbursing drivers by number of deliveries doesn’t account for the lower gas mileage and higher repair costs—from frequent starts and stops, among other factors—associated with operating a vehicle for deliveries, ...