McLaughlin & Stern LLP is co-lead counsel for a class of employees who participated in the Manager-In-Training Program at Pret A Manger (USA) Ltd. ("Pret"). The action is captioned Ludwig v. Pret A Manger (USA) Ltd., Index No. 11-cv-5677, and is pending in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York. The Complaint alleges that Pret violated applicable labor laws by unlawfully classifying employees who participated in the Manager-In-Training program as exempt from receiving overtime pay.
Pursuant to a Stipulation of Settlement, Pret will create a settlement fund totaling $299,000.00 to compensate eligible class members, pay attorneys' fees and expenses and cover settlement administration costs. Copies of the notice of settlement and claim form may be accessed by clicking this link.