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$38 million dollar settlement – In Re: Staples Overtime Cases

RETAIL MANAGER OVERTIME LITIGATION

Summary: A class action complaint was filed on behalf of salaried managers working for Staples alleging that they were misclassified as exempt employees and wrongfully denied overtime pay.
Result:    After class certification was granted, and just weeks prior to trial a $38 million dollar settlement was agreed to in order to compensate the mangers for unpaid overtime.