TribLIVE

| News


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Overbrook man settles lawsuit with Wal-Mart concerning overtime pay

Daily Photo Galleries

Monday, July 29, 2013, 2:36 p.m.
 

An Overbrook man and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. have apparently settled the man's proposed federal class-action lawsuit seeking overtime pay for current and former assistant managers.

James Jenko filed the lawsuit in February and a judge never approved the lawsuit as a class action, so the settlement apparently only covers his individual claims.

Jenko, a former assistant manager, claimed that the Bentonville, Ark., retailer was violating state wage laws by not paying assistant managers overtime. The company, which has 133 stores in Pennsylvania, denied that state law requires it to pay the eight to 10 assistant managers at each store overtime.

Lawyers for both sides on Monday filed a motion to dismiss the case and the court docket shows they reached an agreement during mediation. The filing doesn't provide any details of the settlement and the lawyers and a company spokesperson couldn't immediately be reached for comment.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Stories

  1. Steelers RBs Bell, Blount to face drug charges
  2. 2 dead in New Kensington shooting; woman says male victim her son
  3. Ex-Titans, Penn St. LB Shaw says he has ALS
  4. Pitt sophomore Coles leaves football team
  5. Commitment by Steelers’ Gilbert pays off
  6. Gymnast Biles alters path, emerges as one to beat at championships
  7. Stocks shake off Fed’s talk of stepping up interest rate hike
  8. Steelers are hoping to mirror Eagles’ full-bore, no-huddle offense
  9. Grand jury that heard testimony from Ravenstahl aides ends work
  10. Rossi: Blount brings back Steelers’ swagger
  11. MLB notebook: Giants win protest, will get to resume game against Cubs
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.