Kroger Managers Bag Conditional Cert. In OT Fight

Law360, New York (February 8, 2011, 4:09 PM EST) -- A federal judge has conditionally certified a class of Kroger Limited Partnership I managers in a suit accusing the grocery store chain of violating federal law by failing to pay them overtime wages.

Judge Henry E. Hudson signed off on a consent order agreed to by the plaintiffs and Kroger in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Monday, giving his initial approval to a class of individuals employed as grocery managers, customer service managers or meat managers at 23 stores in...
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