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Ex-Walmart Asst. Managers Denied Class Cert. In Wage Row

Law360 (June 6, 2018, 4:20 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge has denied class certification in a suit brought by former Walmart assistant managers who claim the retail giant manipulated their job titles to avoid paying overtime, ruling that their experiences varied too much for a class to be practical.

U.S. District Judge Mark R. Hornak said in a decision Tuesday that discovery indicated that testimony from some peers backed up claims by Andrew Swank, Sean McCracken and James Paolicelli that the stores had assistant managers perform the same work as hourly employees,...
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Case Title

SWANK v. WAL-MART STORES, INC


Case Number

2:13-cv-01185

Court

Pennsylvania Western

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Mark R. Hornak

Date Filed

August 16, 2013

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