Delivery workers who were cheated out of their minimum wage and overtime pay by a Domino’s pizza shop in Manhattan will share in a $1.28 million settlement. Sixty-one workers will receive back pay and damages, each receiving awards between $400 and $61,300 depending on how long they worked at Domino’s.
The lawsuit against the Domino’s pizza shop, located at East 89th Street, claimed violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and New York wage law. Attorneys for the delivery workers alleged that the delivery workers were paid on a “tipped minimum wage” even though they did untipped work such as cleaning ovens and floors or distributing flyers. The lawsuit recovered minimum wage, overtime, and liquidated damages for the workers.