Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Sears Pays $5 Million To Settle Employees Overtime Class Action Lawsuit

Holdings Management Corp. has agreed to pay $5 million to end a proposed accusing the retail giant of misclassifying about 700 employees at and Kmart retail stores as “overtime exempt” in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

So far 657 class members have opted into the collective action, according to the . The FLSA class would include all Plaintiffs who opted into the suit as well as class members from a second related as of July 14.

Does your employees expect you to work overtime without compensation, yet continues to classify you as a per hr paid employee? If this is true please consider contacting Jim Vander Linden, www.vanderlindenlaw.com, call him at 612) 339-6841 or email him at jim@vanderlindenlaw.com

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