Sam's Club Manager Shoots For Class Cert. In OT Case

Law360, New York (June 19, 2012, 9:25 PM EDT) -- A Sam's Club overnight assistant store manager sought conditional class certification in New Jersey federal court Tuesday, arguing Sam's Club parent Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s nationwide store operation policies was proof that overtime violations were suffered by thousands of managers across the country.

In seeking class certification in Jeffrey Harriel's case claiming Sam's Club classified him as an overtime exempt executive while making him perform manual duties, the plaintiff's attorney Seth Lesser of Klafter Olsen & Lesser LLP told the court that the facts provide the necessary...
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