Sports Retailer Modell's Hit With OT Action

Law360, New York (April 11, 2011, 12:46 PM EDT) -- Henry Modell & Co. Inc. was hit with a putative collective and class action in New York on Friday accusing the sporting goods retailer of violating federal and state law by failing to pay assistant store managers overtime wages.

Francisco Ferreira's complaint, filed against Henry Modell & Co. and Modell's Sporting Goods Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, claims assistant store managers at the sporting goods chain were willfully misclassified as exempt from the overtime pay requirements of the...
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