Rite Aid Managers Granted Class Cert. In OT Row

Law360, New York (September 26, 2013, 4:13 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge Thursday certified a class of current and former Rite Aid Corp. store managers seeking overtime pay from the company for work they say they did when filling in for nonexempt employees.

U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken granted the class’s motion for certification under Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 23 but only for liability of the company and not for damages. The managers' claims of overtime were too imprecise to calculate classwide damages, according to Thursday’s order.

Judge Oetken simultaneously denied...
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