BJ's Agrees To Pay $2.7M To Check Out Of OT Suit

Law360, New York (August 12, 2013, 12:35 PM EDT) -- BJ’s Wholesale Club Inc. has agreed to pay $2.7 million to resolve a class action alleging the discount retailer shortchanged its employees on overtime pay, according to court documents filed Friday in Massachusetts.

The proposed settlement, which must be approved by a judge, would resolve claims that BJ's wrongfully misclassified its loss prevention managers, asset protection managers and personnel managers as exempt from federal and state laws governing overtime.

The deal will provide class members with “meaningful compensation” for their allegedly unpaid hours and eliminate delays...
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