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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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Case Title

LaFleur et al v. Dollar Tree Stores, Inc.


Case Number

2:12-cv-00363

Court

Virginia Eastern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Raymond A. Jackson

Date Filed

July 3, 2012

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