Staples Settles Overtime Class Action for $42 Million

The Boston Globe is reporting  Staples Inc. has settled a class action lawsuit which alleged Staples failed to pay assistant store managers overtime pay.  The class representative alleged class members worked more than 50 hours per week and performed duties that did not include management duties.  The putative class members alleged they are entitled to overtime pay from Staples. 

The $42 million settlement includes more than 5,500 current and former Staples employees.