Rite Aid Pharmacists Seek To Revive OT Suit In 4th Circ.

Law360, New York (March 6, 2013, 8:33 PM EST) -- Rite Aid Corp. pharmacists on Tuesday urged the Fourth Circuit to revive a suit claiming they should be paid overtime wages, arguing that a district court judge improperly found the company's unpaid-leave policy does not clash with their status as salaried employees.

The workers, who first took the case to the Fourth Circuit in January, contended in a brief filed Tuesday that Rite Aid, through its unpaid-leave policy for pharmacists, is breaking federal Fair Labor Standard Act rules governing salaried workers and, therefore, the company has...
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