Burlington Coat Factory Settles Wage Suit For $5.7M

Law360, Los Angeles (June 27, 2011, 7:28 PM EDT) -- Burlington Coat Factory Warehouse Corp. on Friday in California reached a $5.7 million settlement with a class of employees who accused the clothing company of not providing overtime and vacation pay for the stores' assistant managers.

U.S. District Judge Christina A. Snyder's order granting final approval to the deal shut the door on the 2009 suit that claimed the New Jersey clothing retailer and its subsidiary, Burlington Coat Factory of California LLC, violated federal and state labor laws by wrongly classifying assistant managers as exempt from...
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