'Duplicative' Rite Aid OT Suit Survives Dismissal Bid

Law360, New York (March 24, 2010, 3:21 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has consolidated a putative overtime class action filed by a former assistant store manager against Rite Aid Corp. with an earlier suit filed by a former manager, denying the drugstore chain's request that the court dismiss the suit as duplicative.

Judge Paul G. Gardephe of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday granted the plaintiffs' request to consolidate the case with a similar class action filed earlier, and he denied Rite Aid's motion to dismiss the case...
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