Case: City Gear

Law360, December 12, 2012 – Clothing Retailer Hit With $25M FLSA Suit Over OT Pay

December 12th, 2012

Law360, Los Angeles (December 11, 2012, 9:35 PM ET) — A $25 million collective action was filed Tuesday against Memphis-based clothing retailer City Gear LLC for allegedly classifying its managers as salary-based to avoid overtime payments but continuing to dock pay when the employees failed to work 40 hours per week. Although those with a […]

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City Gear Retailer Sued for Denying Overtime Pay

December 12th, 2012

A Nashville woman is accusing a Memphis-based clothing retailer of systematically denying overtime pay to its managers and assistant managers, according to a proposed class action lawsuit filed Tuesday in a Nashville court. The company considers those workers exempt from overtime consideration, the lawsuit maintains, because of their supervisory role, an acceptable practice under the […]

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The Commercial Appeal, December 11, 2012 – Complaint Alleges Memphis Retailer Unfairly Docked Workers’ Pay

December 11th, 2012

A federal lawsuit against Memphis-based retailer City Gear accuses the company with violating the Fair Labor Standards Act by misclassifying employees to avoid paying overtime. Attorneys for the Sanford Heisler firm, which has offices in New York, San Francisco and Washington, D.C., filed the suit in U.S. District Court in Nashville on Tuesday. The complaint […]

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Memphis Business Journal, December 11, 2012 – $25 million class action complaint filed against City Gear

December 11th, 2012

by Cole Epley A class action complaint filed against Memphis-based clothing retailer City Gear LLC seeks more than $25 million in damages in response to allegations of unpaid overtime compensation and purported violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, but company officials report they’ve yet to be officially served with process papers. Filed in U.S. […]

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