Court Upholds Labor Penalty Against Family Dollar: Reports

A $35.6 million judgment for improperly compensating employees should stand against Family Dollar Stores, a federal appeals court has ruled, according to Associated Press reports.

ATLANTA — A $35.6 million judgment for improperly compensating employees should stand against Family Dollar Stores, a federal appeals court here has ruled, according to Associated Press reports. The judgment upholds a 2006 case that found the Matthews, N.C.-based discounter had improperly classified hourly employees as managers and exempt from laws for overtime pay.

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