Family Dollar Dodges Manager's Pa. Overtime Class Action

Law360, Los Angeles (January 31, 2014, 5:03 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge on Thursday tossed a putative class action brought against Family Dollar Stores Inc. by a former store manager who said the company failed to pay him for overtime hours, holding that the plaintiff was exempt because of his management responsibilities.

U.S. District Judge Lawrence F. Stengel granted summary judgment in favor of Family Dollar and against named plaintiff Albert Itterly, who brought the suit in 2008 under the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act. The judge sided with Family Dollar, which had argued that...
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