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Dollar General Workers Lose Cert. Bid In OT Action

Law360 (February 24, 2011, 2:59 PM EST) -- A group of former Dollar General employees lost out on a certification bid Wednesday in a collective action in New York accusing the discount store chain of failing to properly compensate workers for overtime.

Judge David G. Larimer of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York denied the six lead plaintiffs' motions for certification of a collective action brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act and for certification of their state law claims classes.

The judge also shot down a motion by Dolgencorp Inc. and Dollar General Corp., the operators of the Dollar General chain, to dismiss...

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Case Title

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Case Number

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New York Western

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


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Date Filed

February 8, 2006

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