Last month, Family Dollar settled a lawsuit in New York with 1,700 employees that were classified as managers in which the employees claimed that the retailer unlawfully failed to pay them overtime.


Per a Family Dollar press release, the settlement could cost up to $14 million.  They ran into similar trouble in 2009 when Family Dollar had to pay $33 million for similar misclassification that resulted in a class-action lawsuit in Alabama.


This most recent suit was the result of employees bei...


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