Office Depot Assistant Managers Granted Certification In Wage Suit

(September 14, 2016, 1:15 PM EDT) -- NEWARK, N.J. — A New Jersey federal judge on Sept. 13 granted final certification of a collective action filed by assistant store managers (ASMs) seeking unpaid overtime wages under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) and certified three out of four proposed classes alleging violations of various state wage-and-hour laws (Kyle Rivet, et al. v. Office Depot, Inc., No. 12-2992, D. N.J.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 123655).

(Opinion available. Document #43-160916-021Z.)

From late 2005 to 2012, Office Depot Inc. had an overtime policy in place that...
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