Employees Say Family Video Skimped On OT Pay

Law360, New York (March 16, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT) -- Current and former sales associates of Family Video Movie Club Inc. hit the movie rental chain with a class action seeking overtime compensation in Illinois federal court on Monday.

Family Video tried to control its labor costs by denying its sales associates overtime pay, according to the complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

The chain's sales associates are responsible for helping customers, stocking shelves, cleaning, working cash registers and other tasks, the complaint says.

But Family Video also requires...
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