Cases & Deals

Flying J prevails in collective action lawsuit alleging misclassification under the FLSA

Client(s) Flying J, Inc.

Jones Day represented employer in a collective-action lawsuit filed on behalf of plaintiff and all other similarly-situated employees alleging that Flying J, Inc. misclassified its accounting manager job position as exempt under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and retaliated against her in violation of the FLSA. After a limited period of discovery, the parties reached agreement on the terms of a settlement on behalf of the named Plaintiff only. The matter was dismissed on August 14, 2008.

Cunnigham, et al. v. Flying J. Inc., (N.D. Ala)