Dollar Tree Manager Class Decertified After Dukes

Law360, New York (July 8, 2011, 5:53 PM EDT) -- Pointing to the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent Dukes decision, a California federal judge on Thursday decertified a class of Dollar Tree Stores Inc. managers that accused the discount chain of misclassifying workers as managers and denying them overtime pay.

U.S. District Judge Samuel Conti said that recent developments in the case and in case law made it clear that allowing the lawsuit to proceed to trial as a class action would present "unmanageable difficulties," in determining whether the workers spent most of their time performing managerial-type...
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