Modell's Gets Initial Nod On Overtime Settlement

Law360, New York (October 17, 2014, 4:47 PM EDT) -- A New York federal court on Thursday gave preliminary approval to a class action settlement meant to resolve claims that Modell's Sporting Goods Inc. incorrectly classified its assistant store managers as exempt from overtime.

U.S. District Judge Deborah A. Batts preliminarily signed off on an settlement worth up to $800,000 between Modell's and a class of assistant store managers at the sporting goods retailer. The deal would resolve allegations that Modell gave short shrift to the assistant managers on overtime pay by wrongly classifying them as...
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Case Information

Case Title

Ferreira v. Modell's Sporting Goods, Inc. et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Deborah A. Batts

Date Filed

April 8, 2011

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