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$11,000,000.00 Settlement for Misclassified Managers & Assistant Managers

Attorney Eric Kingsley's Successful Resolution in Misclassification Case

Case Overview

Attorney Eric Kingsley secured an $11,000,000.00 settlement in a case concerning the misclassification of managers and assistant managers who were performing tasks typically associated with clerks. The primary issue was that more than 50% of their work involved stocking shelves, cashiering, and similar tasks, which necessitated their eligibility for overtime pay.

Case Background

Client Group: Managers & Assistant Managers
Legal Issue: Misclassification Requiring Overtime Compensation
Settlement Amount: $11,000,000.00

This case centered on managers and assistant managers who, in their roles, were significantly involved in activities that traditionally fall under clerks' responsibilities. The substantial portion of their time spent on tasks like stocking shelves and cashiering necessitated their entitlement to overtime pay under labor laws.

Case Outcome

The case reached a successful resolution with a settlement of $11,000,000.00. This outcome reflects the commitment of Attorney Eric Kingsley and his legal team to addressing the misclassification issue and ensuring that workers' rights are upheld.


The $11,000,000.00 settlement sets an important precedent for the correct classification of workers in various industries. It highlights the significance of adhering to labor laws and fairly compensating employees for their contributions to the workforce. Employers are reminded of their obligation to properly classify and compensate their workers.

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If you are experiencing issues related to job classification or overtime pay, Attorney Eric Kingsley and the legal team at Szamet & Ly Employment Lawyers are here to provide expert guidance. We are dedicated to upholding worker rights and achieving fair outcomes.

Attorney Eric Kingsley

Eric Kingsley

Eric B. Kingsley is a 2023 "Best In Law" Award winner and has litigated over 150 class actions. He is also an AV peer rated attorney and a prolific speaker at various seminars on employment law.

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