Family Video Workers Denied Class Cert. In OT Row

Law360, New York (April 16, 2013, 4:53 PM EDT) -- An Illinois federal judge on Monday declined to certify a proposed class of employees who alleged movie rental store chain Family Video Movie Club Inc. failed to pay them for off-the-clock work, saying the plaintiffs failed to establish common enough claims.

U.S. District Judge John Z. Lee sided with Family Video, a chain of more than 765 DVD and video game rental stores in 19 states, in ruling that the employees failed to satisfy the requirements laid out in Rule 23 to support their claims that...
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Case Information

Case Title

Smith et al v. Family Video Movie Club, Inc.

Case Number



Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

710(Labor: Fair Standards)


Honorable John Z. Lee

Date Filed

March 14, 2011

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