Rite Aid Asks 3rd Circ. To Assess Similarity Of Class

Law360, New York (December 23, 2009, 1:04 PM EST) -- Facing a potentially costly overtime action, Rite Aid Corp. has asked a federal judge to stay the proceedings so the national drugstore chain can challenge a ruling that a newly certified class of assistant store managers meets legal requirements for similarity.

Tuesday's motion, filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, marks an attempt by Rite Aid to get “guidance” from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit regarding the appropriate legal standard to be applied when determining whether members...
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