Jimmy John’s With a Side of Wage Theft?

Jimmy John’s With a Side of Wage Theft?

Former Jimmy John’s workers last week filed a class action lawsuit in federal court charging that the sandwich chain famed for “dirt cheap” prices is stealing workers’ wages as a matter of nation-wide policy. Karolis Kubelskas and Emily Brunner, both former workers at separate Jimmy John’s shops in Illinois, charge that their employers violated numerous…

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Second Indiana Judge Rules Right-to-Work Law Unconstitutional

A second Indiana judge has ruled right-to-work unconstitutional. Lake County Circuit Court Judge George Paras struck down the 2012 law that bans employers from collecting union fees from non-union employees. Opponents of the law claim that right-to-work gives an incentive for employees at companies where unionization was approved to freeload and not pay their dues….