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March 21, 2011
Dean R. Fuchs Wins Summary Judgment on Liability in Certified FLSA Collective Action Against Local Subway Restaurant Franchisees
ATLANTA – On March 21, 2011, Dean R. Fuchs won a summary judgment motion on the issue of liability in a certified collective action pending in U.S. District Court in Atlanta against local Subway Restaurant franchisees OHM Janam Corp. and Shree Mai Corp. The Court found two corporate defendants and one individual defendant liable as a matter of law for violating a former employee's right to be paid overtime wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The Court also granted Plaintiff's request for attorney's fees under the Act. (Link to Order (attached)). The case is Tonya Adams et al v. OHM Janam Corp. et al., U.S. District Court, Northern District of Georgia, Atlanta Division, Civil Action File No. 1:09-cv-2526-ECS.
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