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Kroger Grocery Stores Sued For Overtime by Assistant Manager

July 8, 2020, 4:50 PM

The Kroger Co. and a subsidiary are facing allegations in a new lawsuit filed in Colorado federal court that they systematically underpaid at least 50 assistant managers employed at King Soopers and City Market grocery stores by misclassifying them as exempt from overtime pay.

William Powell, who worked at a City Market location in Grand Junction, Colo., sued Kroger and Dillon Companies LLC under the Fair Labor Standards Act and Colorado law, seeking to represent other assistant store managers.

The suit was filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Colorado.

Powell claims that he and other ...