Vitamin Shoppe Won't Face Nationwide OT Claims

Law360, Washington (July 12, 2011, 12:04 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday refused to certify proposed nationwide or statewide classes of Vitamin Shoppe Industries Inc. store managers who claim the chain failed to pay proper overtime, but allowed claims to proceed in relation to seven individual stores.

Julio Vasquez worked for Vitamin Shoppe from about April 2001 to August 2009 as a sales associate, assistant store manager and store manager at various stores in New York. His suit focuses on his 15-month tenure as a store manager, a position he alleges...
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