The San Diego Employment Attorneys at Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik File a Lawsuit Against Home Depot For Alleged Misclassification of Assistant Managers

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A representative action was filed against the home improvement giant by a former assistant manager alleging he was improperly classified as exempt from overtime pay and other related benefits.

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the home improvement company illegally classified their Assistant Store Managers as exempt from overtime pay

On October 1, 2013, the San Diego labor lawyers at Blumenthal Nordrehaug & Bhowmik filed a lawsuit against Home Depot U.S.A., Inc. (“Home Depot”) alleging the home improvement company illegally classified their Assistant Store Managers as exempt from overtime pay. Capps vs. Home Depot U.S.A., Inc., Case No. 37-2013-00069596-CU-OE-CTL is currently pending in the San Diego County Superior Court for the State of California.

The Complaint alleges that the Assistant Store Managers spent the majority of their time performing non-exempt work tasks throughout their shifts, such as physically unloading trucks and checking in deliveries. The Complaint alleges that the Assistant Store Managers spent very little time in actually supervising other Home Depot employees. As a result, the lawsuit alleges that the Assistant Store Managers should have been properly classified as non-exempt employees and thus should have been paid overtime wages and been provided the legally required meal periods.

The San Diego labor law firm of Blumenthal, Nordrehaug & Bhowmik represents many employees in California. Don’t wait for your statute of limitations to run on your potential claims. Feel free to contact one of their experienced labor lawyers to collect unpaid wages by clicking here or calling (866) 771-7099.

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