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Christmas Tree Shops Sued by N.Y. Store Employee Over Late Wages

Dec. 10, 2021, 6:12 PM

Christmas Tree Shops is facing a proposed class action alleging it violated New York wage law by paying more than 100 employees on a biweekly basis, rather than weekly.

The lawsuit was brought by Montie Hibbert, who worked as a “Customer Support Receiving employee” at a Christmas Tree Shops in Hartsdale, N.Y.

Hibbert seeks to represent a class of all individuals employed as overtime-eligible customer support receiving, customer checkout, customer experience sales, and overnight replenishment employees who get paid by the hour.

Christmas Tree Shops should have paid these employees on a weekly basis because they qualify as manual workers ...