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Pizza Hut Delivery Drivers’ $2.3 Million Wage Deal Approved

June 2, 2020, 6:34 PM

A New York federal judge signed off on a $2.35 million settlement between four former Pizza Hut franchisees and more than 750 delivery drivers who sued for minimum wage violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York law.

The drivers, who belong to a FLSA collective and state-law class, will split about $1.5 million. Class counsel was also approved for nearly $700,000 in attorneys’ fees and almost $90,000 in costs, and lead plaintiff Jacqueline Beebe will receive a $15,000 service award.

The final approval order was issued Monday by Judge Elizabeth A. Wolford of the U.S. District Court ...