Adam Lidgett, Law360 – April 12, 2017
A group of employees for art, crafts and floral merchandise retailer has asked a Massachusetts federal judge to approve a $2.9 million deal that would settle claims that their employer improperly classified assistant general managers as exempt from federal overtime requirements.
The case is Rossmeisl et al. v. A.C. Moore Arts & Crafts Inc., case number 1:17cv10219, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.
The plaintiffs are represented by Justin M. Swartz and Chauniqua D. Young of Outten & Golden LLP, Gregg I. Shavitz of the Shavitz Law Group PA and Hillary Schwab and Brant Casavant of Fair Work PC.