Family Dollar’s Fair Labor Standards Act problems

Posted: August 4, 2010 in Uncategorized

Family Dollar Stores Inc., has been found guilty of violating the Fair Standards Labor Act by a Federal Court in Alabama in 2006. The corporation was forced to pay $35 million dollars to approximately 1400 managers for unpaid overtime. It seems as though the corporation continues its unfair labor practice of classifying employees as managers in order to avoid paying overtime.

here are some links with useful background info:

fact sheet http://www.wcqp.com/CM/MediaRoom/FactSheet-New.pdf

 

Federal Appeals Court renders important decision against Family Dollar
http://www.beasleyallen.com/news/Federal-Appeals-Court-renders-important-decision-against-Family-Dollar/

Vivian Brown v. Family Dollar Stores of Indiana, L.P

http://www.morelaw.com/verdicts/case.asp?n=06-3529&s=IN&d=36535

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