SAN FRANCISCO-Magistrate Judge Bernard Zimmerman, of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, has ruled that all Retail Sales Representatives (RSRs) employed by The Hershey Company in the U.S. from August 2007 through the present may join a lawsuit pending before the Court seeking past overtime pay.
More information on the case, Campanelli, et al. v. The Hershey Company
(Case No.08-cv-01862-BZ), including Zimmerman's
Aug. 13th order, is available online at HersheyOvertime.com
May 16, 2012: Court Orders Nationwide Notice to Hershey Sales Reps - United States Magistrate Judge Bernard Zimmerman has ordered that present and past Retail Sales Representatives ("RSRs") who worked for The Hershey Company ("Hershey") are entitled to Notice and the opportunity to join a lawsuit pending in United States District Court in San Francisco for unpaid overtime and related damages.
Judge Zimmerman's Order provides that present and former RSRs who worked for Hershey up to three years prior to January 28, 2012 have until June 30, 2012 to opt into the class matter by filing a Consent to Join.