Employee Fired For Working Through Break Sues Target

Law360, New York (October 17, 2011, 9:40 PM EDT) -- A Target Corp. employee allegedly fired for working during a meal break claimed in a suit filed Wednesday in Alabama that the big box retailer was retaliating against him for complaining in the past about its meal break pay practices.

Jason Kellner said he was fired from his position of senior team leader on Sept. 13 after a surveillance camera caught him working during a meal period without being “clocked-in.”

Kellner, who had worked for Target for eight years, said his unusual schedule had forced him...
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Case Information

Case Title

Kellner v. Target Corporation

Case Number



Alabama Northern

Nature of Suit

710(Labor: Fair Standards)


Judge Virginia Emerson Hopkins

Date Filed

October 11, 2011


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