Ill. Home Depot Asst. Managers OT Suit Chucked

Law360, New York (March 25, 2010, 3:58 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has thrown out a putative class action accusing Home Depot Inc. USA stores in Illinois of deliberately misclassifying their assistant store managers as exempt employees in order to deny them overtime wages.

Judge Robert M. Dow Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Tuesday threw out the claims of former employees that they were denied overtime pay under Illinois Minimum Wage Law both for the time they spent training for the assistant manager position and for time...
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