Rite Aid, Eckerd Face FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (January 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Rite Aid Corp. and Eckerd Corp. workers have filed a class action against the pharmacies, alleging they failed to pay employees overtime wages.

Plaintiffs alleged that Rite Aid and Eckerd failed to pay their assistant managers overtime wages for a three-year period in the suit, filed on Jan. 30 in the U.S. District Court for the District of South Carolina by law firms Whatley Drake & Kallas and Burnette & Rothstein.

The proposed class would include employees who worked for the retailers at any time within...
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