'Glorified Cashiers' Hit Kmart With OT Collective Action

Law360, New York (September 23, 2015, 4:55 PM EDT) -- Kmart saves on labor costs by misclassifying assistant store managers as exempt from overtime pay, even though they typically do the same tasks as nonexempt workers, a former employee alleged in a proposed collective action in Florida federal court Tuesday.

Mishelle Persaud, who worked at Kmart Corp. for nearly 16 years, claims that the Sears Holdings Corp. subsidiary regularly requires its salaried assistant store managers to work between 50 and 70 hours per week without overtime pay in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act....
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Case Title

Persaud v. K Mart Corporation


Case Number

9:15-cv-81315

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

Robin L. Rosenberg

Date Filed

September 22, 2015

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