Dollar Tree Gets Manager Class Decertified In OT Row

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 8:12 PM EDT) -- A Colorado federal judge on Tuesday decertified a class of hundreds of employees from a suit alleging Dollar Tree Stores Inc. forced managers to work off the clock, in response to the discount retailer’s unopposed argument that the employees’ situations were too dissimilar to maintain the class.

Dollar Tree said evidence gathered during the discovery process showed it didn’t have blanket policies effectively compelling all its assistant store managers to perform unpaid work, meaning the class — which had grown to 568 employees since the court...
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