Word to the Wise: Steer Clear of Overtime Violation Claims

The $20.9 million settlement between Rite Aid Corp. and assistant managers and co-managers for overtime pay violations under the Fair Labor Standards Act and various state laws, which settlement was approved by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania earlier this year, should serve as a stark reminder that employers need to be ever vigilant in their efforts to properly classify and pay employees.

The attorneys at Harmon & Davies are here to assist employers with all of their labor and employment related needs, including their overtime and break policies and the proper classification of employees.

This article is authored by attorney Shannon O. Young and is intended for educational purposes and to give you general information and a general understanding of the law only, not to provide specific legal advice. Any particular questions should be directed to your legal counsel or, if you do not have one, please feel free to contact us.

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