Kroger Faces Overtime Action From Ex-Managers

Law360, New York (August 20, 2010, 1:57 PM EDT) -- Former managers of The Kroger Co. have brought a proposed collective action alleging the grocery chain failed to pay them overtime wages in violation of federal law.

The three named plaintiffs lodged the suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Thursday, accusing Kroger of regularly requiring managers to work more than 40 hours without overtime compensation in breach of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

The complaint was brought on behalf of the plaintiffs by attorneys J. Allen Schreiber and Joanna...
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