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Store Managers Blast Aldi 'Strong-Arm Tactics' In OT Suit

Law360, San Francisco (May 10, 2017, 2:47 PM EDT) -- Aldi Inc. store managers told a New York federal judge Tuesday that the grocery chain was using "strong-arm tactics" to curb their wage class action by firing class members, offering severance on the condition they release legal claims and threatening to challenge their unemployment benefits if they don’t sign, accusations the company has denied.

According to a Tuesday letter from plaintiffs to U.S. District Judge Lawrence Kahn, the class had raised the issue at an April 28 hearing, during which Aldi’s attorneys allegedly said the agreements...
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Case Title

Griffin et al v. Aldi, Inc. et al


Case Number

5:16-cv-00354

Court

New York Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Lawrence E. Kahn

Date Filed

March 29, 2016

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