Dollar Tree Can't Decertify Workers' FLSA Class Action

Law360, New York (March 12, 2014, 8:51 PM EDT) -- Dollar Tree Stores Inc. has lost its bid to break up a putative class of about 4,000 hourly employees who claim the retailer owes them for work completed off-the-clock, with a judge Friday rejecting the company’s argument that the workers’ experiences were too diverse.

Judge Raymond A. Jackson said in his order denying Virginia-based Dollar Tree's motion to decertify the class that members of the class all shared a common issue: whether the company required or permitted class members to work off-the-clock without compensation.

"Insubstantial differences...
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