Publix Strikes $30M Settlement With Employees In OT Row

Law360, San Jose (February 4, 2015, 4:52 PM EST) -- Publix Super Markets Inc. will pay $30 million to settle a collective action alleging the grocery chain failed to pay the required amount of overtime to department managers based on a "fluctuating workweek" calculation method, according to a settlement agreement filed Tuesday in Tennessee federal court.

Under the proposed deal, Publix — which operates about 1,000 supermarkets in six states — will pay $7.7 million to all opt-in plaintiffs, as well as $15.5 million to all other department managers and assistant managers who were paid overtime...
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Case Information

Case Title

Ott v. Publix Super Markets, Inc.

Case Number



Tennessee Middle

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


Todd J. Campbell

Date Filed

May 15, 2012

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