Duane Reade Assistant Managers Can Proceed As Class

Law360, New York (August 8, 2013, 6:51 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge said Thursday that Duane Reade Inc. assistant managers can proceed as a class in a suit alleging that the pharmacy chain shortchanged them on overtime pay, despite protests from the company.

U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken partially upheld his earlier decision certifying a class of about 750 Duane Reade assistant managers who claim that the New York City pharmacy chain misclassified them as exempt from state overtime.

The assistant managers will remain in a class for liability purposes, but must...
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Case Information

Case Title

Jacob v. Duane Reade, Inc. et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


J. Paul Oetken

Date Filed

January 7, 2011

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