Genesco Hit With OT Class Action

Law360, Philadelphia (August 31, 2012, 1:53 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania man on Thursday filed a putative class action against footwear and apparel retailer Genesco Inc. in Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas, alleging the company’s policies for calculating overtime wages violates the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act.

Harrington Kershner alleges that Genesco, which operates at least four Lids retail stores in Philadelphia and 50 other stores across the state, relies on an overtime calculation that violates the state law, which obligates that employees receive overtime wages that are at least 1 1/2 times the regular rate....
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