Employees Say Family Video Skimped On OT Pay

Law360, New York (March 16, 2011, 6:30 PM EDT) -- Current and former sales associates of Family Video Movie Club Inc. hit the movie rental chain with a class action seeking overtime compensation in Illinois federal court on Monday.

Family Video tried to control its labor costs by denying its sales associates overtime pay, according to the complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

The chain's sales associates are responsible for helping customers, stocking shelves, cleaning, working cash registers and other tasks, the complaint says.

But Family Video also requires...
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Case Title

Tamas v. Family Video Movie Club, Inc.


Case Number

1:11-cv-01024

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

710(Labor: Fair Standards)

Judge

Honorable Mary M. Rowland

Date Filed

February 13, 2011


Case Title

Smith et al v. Family Video Movie Club, Inc.


Case Number

1:11-cv-01773

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Honorable John Z. Lee

Date Filed

March 14, 2011

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