Workers Twisted Comcast Class Argument, Duane Reade Says

Law360, New York (May 2, 2014, 8:17 PM ET) -- Duane Reade Inc. on Tuesday urged the Second Circuit to strip class certification from a group of assistant managers in an overtime dispute, saying the employees distorted the company's arguments about how the U.S. Supreme Court's Comcast v. Behrend ruling affects class certification.

In a reply brief, drug store operator Duane Reade took issue with arguments made at the Second Circuit by assistant store managers who claim that the retail chain misclassified them as exempt from overtime. A lower court certified the assistant managers as a...
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Case Information

Case Title

Jacob v. Duane Reade, Inc.

Case Number



Appellate - 2nd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3710 LABOR LAWS-Fair Labor Standard

Date Filed

October 16, 2013

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