Clothing Retailer Settles Managers' FLSA Suit For $2M

Law360, New York (October 15, 2013, 6:18 PM EDT) -- City Gear LLC agreed Monday to pay $1.9 million to settle accusations that the clothing retailer misclassified its managers and assistant managers as salary-based to avoid paying overtime while continuing to dock pay when employees failed to work 40 hours per week.

The class action, filed in December by City Gear employee Denithia Pendergrass and former employee Alena Kelley, accused the Memphis-based retailer of violating federal labor laws by withholding more than $25 million in overtime pay that was owed to store managers and assistant managers...
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