Bimbo Bakeries FLSA Lawsuit

Christopher Oddo, et al. v. Bimbo Bakeries U.S.A., Inc.
United States District Court for the District of New Jersey

Docket No.: 16-4267

Counsel: Joshua Boyette, Matthew Miller, Justin Swidler

On July 13, 2016, three current Route Sales Representatives of Bimbo Bakeries filed a federal lawsuit in the United States Courthouse for the District of New Jersey, asserting that Bimbo Bakeries failed to pay them and hundreds of other Route Sales Representatives overtime wages as required under the Fair Labor Standards Act and state wage and hour laws.

If you have worked for Bimbo Bakeries as a Route Sales Representative during the last three years, you may be eligible to join the FLSA lawsuit. Please call one of our employment attorneys today for more information. The Court has not yet made any determinations regarding the merits of the case or whether the case will be certified as a collective action. However, the statute of limitations (i.e. the amount of time that may pass prior to you being unable to sue Bimbo Bakeries because too much time has passed) will continue to run until you file a Consent Form with the Court. Hence if you have worked for Bimbo Bakeries in the last three years and wish to protect your rights pending the Court’s decision on certification, you can sign the Consent Form below, and the Form will be filed with the Court.

Swartz Swidler, LLC has taken this case on a contingency fee. They may be entitled to receive attorneys’ fees and costs from Bimbo Bakeries should there be a recovery or judgment in favor of the Plaintiffs. If there is a recovery, Swartz Swidler, LLC will receive a part of any settlement obtained or money judgment entered in favor of all members of the class or their fees will be paid separately by Bimbo Bakeries. If there is no recovery or judgment in Plaintiffs’ favor, Swartz Swidler, LLC will not seek any attorney’s fees or costs from any of the Plaintiffs.