JUDGE OKS CHANGES IN SUITS VS. ALBERTSON'S

BOISE, Idaho -- A federal judge here has ruled that three class-action lawsuits against Albertson's could be amended to include more named plaintiffs, including grocery managers, who were allegedly forced to work off-the-clock.The United Food and Commercial Workers Union said some grocery managers -- supervisors who hold the No. 2 position in Albertson's stores -- are owed backpay for uncompensated

BOISE, Idaho -- A federal judge here has ruled that three class-action lawsuits against Albertson's could be amended to include more named plaintiffs, including grocery managers, who were allegedly forced to work off-the-clock.

The United Food and Commercial Workers Union said some grocery managers -- supervisors who hold the No. 2 position in Albertson's stores -- are owed backpay for uncompensated overtime, because they are often required to perform nonsupervisory duties, such as cl

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