Mealey's Franchise - Jani-King Franchisee Class Settlement Granted Final Approval By Federal Judge

PHILADELPHIA - A federal judge in Pennsylvania on Aug. 26 granted final approval of a $3.7 million settlement to be paid by Jani-King of Philadelphia Inc., Jani-King Inc. and Jani-King International Inc. (collectively, Jani-King), ending more than a decade of litigation over the defendants' franchise system that the plaintiffs claim caused them to be misclassified as independent contractors rather than employees (Pamela Myers, et al. v. Jani-King of Philadelphia, Inc., et al., No. 09-1738, E.D. Pa., 2019 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 144929).
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