Kmart Settles Ex-Store Detective's FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (July 21, 2010, 1:32 PM EDT) -- Sears Holding Corp. has settled a putative class action alleging subsidiary Kmart Corp.'s store detectives are improperly denied overtime compensation.

On Tuesday, Judge Roslynn R. Mauskopf discontinued the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York after Kmart notified the court it had reached an agreement in principle to settle the case and would soon finalize the resolution.

Details of the settlement were not immediately available Wednesday.

The settlement brings a swift end to allegations Kmart required its “loss prevention supervisors/investigators”...
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