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Office Depot Assistant Managers FLSA Collective Action Certified

On September 13, 2016, a New Jersey judge certified a Fair Labor Standards Act collective action and three state class actions against Home Depot Inc. brought by assistant store managers claiming they were shorted on wages and overtime, rejecting the retailer’s argument the supervisors were not similarly treated.  Represented by Locks Law Firm attorneys Michael A. Galpern and Andrew P. Bell argued Office Depot’s method for paying overtime violated federal and state wage and hour laws and further that there was commonality within the group to allow for certification.  For the full article, see the attached.

 

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