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$1.5M Settlement Reached in Family Dollar Unpaid Wages & Overtime Class Action Lawsuit


This is a settlement for the Employment lawsuit.

New York, NY: A potential $1.5 million settlement has been reached in the Family Dollar Stores unpaid overtime class action lawsuit brought by current and former store managers who alleged the retailer failed to pay them overtime wages.

The settlement has received preliminary approval, and if approved, will resolve the claims of about 517 store managers. The lawsuit was brought in 2011, alleging Family Dollar misclassified the store managers as being exempt from overtime pay.

The settlement terms require that class counsel request no more than $345,000 in attorneys' fees and about $10,000 in costs, while setting aside a $7,500 reward for the class representative. A formal settlement hearing is scheduled for July 7, 2014. The case is Hegab et al. v. Family Dollar Stores Inc., case number 2:11-cv-01206, in the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey.

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Published on Jun-9-14


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I've been with the company for 3 years and got promoted to an assistant manager within a couple months of working there. I started at $10.00 and ending pay was 11.10 less than minimum wage. So i had to leave the company to be paid what I'm worth. I was doing a lot for the company as in putting up displays and working open to closes often. Never complained i was just doing my job i was the go to person if someone called off because they know they can depend on me.

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I worked for a family dollar and the reason I quit was Because of working with the manager (who quit the same day) many many hours after hours with no pay. I would not let her stay alone and work. Number one if something happened there needed to be someone else there and number 2 it was so unsafe. So both of us would clock out every night and stay and clean, re shelf the store. Go to back and do what district manager wanted only to have then come in the next day to say it was wrong and we don't all again the next night again off the clock. It was told to us we were having auditors come in and everything had a timeline to be done. Did this for over a month. And months prior was other excuses, but never enough budget to get the work done and her and I would stay behind and work our butts off. And meeting my now husband he was done the same way in a different state.

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I worked for Family Dollar as an Assistant Manager in 2004-2006 making $6.00 an hour.

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I worked at family dollar at the time of my son had been shot 12 yr old nazim houston in memphis tn an they threaten to fire me an did so I had no income I was a assist. Manager my son survived the gun shot but the way they treated me as a single father raising 3 kids was unnecessary.

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I worked for Family Dollar for a couple years. I worked at the store in Riverdale,Ill

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Work there from 2004 or 2005 work days and didnt get paid for them

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For the time I did work for Family Dollar - it did take me away from my family and sometime by my self. I’d work hours off clock to get the truck put up.

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I worked for family dollar for 6.5 years. D.m. made me work a straight 24 hour shift. Retaliated against me when I was the only manager out of my district to stand up to her and let her know what she was doing wasn't legal. She played alot of favoritism. I hope she gets coal for Christmas

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I work at family Dollar for 3years ,they punch you out but make you work through your breaks I was a asm, worst place I ever worked

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I worked initially as a cashier and then immediately was thrown into a manager position. Thought it was gonna be great until they handed me keys and left me to my own devices. I worked countless hours off the clock. Forced to cover my store manager and other assistant managers shifts at a moment's notice. 50+ hours weekly. Had my co-workers opening my night deposits and stealing money and was written up multiple times when I knew and had witnesses to the drops being correct or only shy pennies.

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I worked as forklift driver for the distribution center, I didn’t get paid overtime for coming in on days off and staying past my shifts

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I started with 15 hrs slowly had over 35 to 38 I worked hard the manager slowly cuts any one hrs when she wants to to give the hrs to her son and daughter that work there had a family emergency and gave my to weeks excepted to work the last to weld but she completely took me off the schedule for the to weeks I was used to getting a check of almost 700$ or750. And since she didn’t let me work last two weeks I got a very small check of one weeek

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I was underpaid and made to work off the clock

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I am an Assistant Manger there an they fired me on My medical leave I tried reaching out to my manger a store managements but I gets no answer

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i worked at family dollar this year. for almost a year.. i was told i was ganna start out at 10 an hour an they started me out at 8.25.. i was told if i go to the store they needed help in i would be payed for gas it never happened.. i was told every other day i would get a raise it never happend.. my first day i worked from 8am to 9pm an was never paied for it they told me once i got into the system they would add it an never did.. i worked 40+ hours an never got over time.. then we got a new manager an she chopped me to 2 days a week for now reason an when asked she said she needs the hours for all the new ppl.. so when i quit i waited for my last pay check an it never came. then when i was told to go in an print it i did. then was told they took me out the system its been over a month an still have not got it. i call in an ppl hang up on me or send me to a voice mail an never call bk... what can i do cuz this is ridiculous

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I am a part time CSR for family dollar and work 50+ hours a week. Are part time employees entitled to time and a half after 40 hours?

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I worked 50+ hours a week in 2000 for 8 months and never got overtime or a lunch break

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I was definitely underpaid as an assistant manager. The way I was treated so unfairly as well.

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I worked for Family Dollar for 2.5 years as a store manager. My DM was great, however his boss was an ignorant putz. I worked an average of 60 to 75 hours a week. I was told store managers only get 1 day off a week, and are expected to work 52 hours each week. I never There never enough "payroll" to have the store with correct coverage. I made alot of personal sacrifices to be at that store all the time. My family never saw me. Worst company Ive ever worked for and Ive been in retail management for over 35 years!

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I work as a store manager for a year when one manager was fire for personal reason and later 6 months after the second manager walked out because of the no respect from the DM.
NO PAY CHANGE YET SALE CONTINUE TO GO UP. WHO DO I TALK TO.

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I was store manager of family dollar. It had just open an for 3 months I had to work open to close by myself without another manager there. An after I got assistance manager they would call out an I still had to work over my 52 hours a week. Some times up to 78 hours a .

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I worked for family Dollar for about 12years, 9 years
Asm and 3years as store manager. I no longer work for
them. The last time I worked for FD, I was pregnant,
And still putting in 52 and more hrs of work. My assistant
Manager passed away that year. I let my district manager know that my assistant manager was gonna take leave for two weeks
And not once did he mention to send me an xtra hand or another assistant or never bother to ask me if I needed help
, he was basically was having me do work for 2 -3 people and yet I was getting written up. He spilled all his coffe on my safe and just left it there dripping.
I worked all the way up in my pregnancy. He did not give me extra hrs, my sales were very good. On my last day , he gave me
a final warning, instead of wishing me a nice maternity leave”, I
Called Corp, because he would just pop in the store and
Start picking on the silliest things, and they told me “District
Managers are not supposed to feel emphaty for their store managers”. And even after All the complaints I made , the company still picked his side. This guy was a true jerk!after, the birth of my baby I decided to quit , because I didn’t know what he would do next, I was very uncomfortable. eventually I fell into a deep depression for not returning to my FD job, and because how I was treated. My blood pressure eventually started affecting me , all this health issues started to develop, and I’m now currently on medication for anxiety, stress, depression, and high blood pressure. Before I left this job, I didn’t take meds, I was very healthy. I believe this job affected me.

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I was a store manager for a year and i was only mandatory to do 52 hours a week but i was doing 80 plus hours a week and i didn't take any lunch breaks and every time i would tak my one day off a week there would be a store manager meeting on the other side of town that would last for hours so i never got a day off

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So an average store gets 152 hours for a week I am a store manager this suit doesn't include them breaking federal law by not giving enough hours for required 30 minute breaks not allowing managers to leave there store for lunch break if there is not another there but also making it impossible to have one there with the payroll given. I am working the hours our store needs to be successful if family Dollar won't support it more lawsuits will happen I guranty it

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My Store Manger got fired for taking my hours which I didnt know unttil the investigation that this incident lead me to take over the store for 6months with no store manager pay but title was giving to me I never go compensation for none of my stolen hrs or the time I took over the store who speaks for the employees????

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I am a ASM who works 13hr days alone sometimes in store 868 linden al ....i am under paid and over work ...the budget they give us is ridiculous in terms of meeting the daily task they want you to perform.

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I worked as a store manager for 2 years. I spent most of my day doing team member work i.e, stocking, running the register etc. My ASM's were required to do the same. I worked 60+ hours every week and had the lowest labor hours given the least amount of labor hours in the district. Most days were spent with just me and an ASM in the store except for truck days. I was given enough hours to have 2 people for 8 hours to put unload and put away our main delivery as well as our cold delivery. When Dollar Tree took over I lost 10+ labor hours every week. I was told by my DM that they cut labor on every single store. I finally had enough when my district manager told me I'd have to attend my inventory had it come on the same day as my childs birth. I put in my 2 week notice upon hearing that.

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I worked more than 52 hours a week for the last 4 years. Now I was terminated for trying to get ready for inventory and still it was too high. Family Dollar/Dollar Tree have abused their managers

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I've worked for Family Dollar from August 2008 through July 2015. I was forced to work without breaks and one time I worked in a burnt store to clean up and destroy goods for almost two weeks in 2000.

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I worked for Family Dollar, Dollar Tree and Dollar General. I was Assistant Manager at Tree and General. All of them were horrible. I left Dollar Tree because I closed the store and took the deposit to the bank and then they accused me of stealing the money. Nobody went to the bank to check the camera with me dropping the deposit off until a week later. Once they saw me on camera dropping off the deposit they threatened to fire me anyway so I quit. I left Dollar General because I came in to open the store and we got our truck and there was vomit all over the boxes and I was expected to put the merchandise away anyway. I said I’m not touching none of that and I got a sit down with the Gm and Dm. Also I worked off the clock constantly with all three of those companies. I never got overtime and I didn’t get my last checks from all of them.

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I worked for FAMILY Dollar for 5yrs. The last 3 yrs. I was a manager . I worked 60 hours a week. I heard i was a class action lawsuit against them whom can i talk to.

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I am currently a Family Dollar Associate in NY; and my problem was that I was supposed to get a paid vacation the next year I became a ASM at the store. I wasn’t allowed/granted it by the managers there or from the company itself. They told me to wait til the very next year to be able to get a vacation but, when another employee started working the went through the same thing but was able to have a paid vacation after 7 months within the store while I was there for 2 and a half years to get it. I was cheated out of my vacation time and wished to speak with Corporate about this. There’s many issues with the company and I wished to discuss it more but, this was my main issue with them.

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I'm am one of the store managers that worked overtime and didnt get wages for it.

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I i work for family dollars tge past last year an show up 5 day out of a week an even days i was NOT post to be there an it was time when i clocked in anthen i would come back wen it was time to clock out an would be in for the whole day then they would say they would clock me in... But my check never look like it changed it really never did... I would go as far as standing there wait to be punched in i would be told i got u an be sent to work

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I used to be a Asm for Family Dollar and they actually shorted me out of my travel expenses when we were doing a big clearance sale it got denied so I put the wear and tear on my vehicle for nothing and if it wasn't for my store manager and one cashier we ran my location that I worked at for almost three months and nobody would send us any help.

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I too am a Former employee of Family Dollar in April 2018 I had injured myself and was not compensated through workmen’s Comp. in April 2019 I had my mediation of meeting and won my case and was asked to resign. A day after I was asked to resign Family Dollar called United healthcare and discontinued my health insurance which was already paid for I also did not receive my last paycheck. Not having health insurance put a big burden on me as I suffer for RA. Through the years that I worked for family Dollar I worked anywhere from 60 to 90 hours a week I considered myself a truck unloader, stocker, cashier, merchandiser, maintenance, housekeeping as those were the duties that I did 99% of the time. I also travel to different states to help different district districts on many occasions and was never compensated. I also over the years of working with family Dollar’ three of them years I ran numerous stores not only my own due to lack of managers I was never compensated or given any extra bonuses for running the stores. Over the years my health has went down due to the manual and stress of the job duties of family dollar. Unfortunately to this company everyone is just a number No matter how hard you work and what you do they always have something to complain about. The company handbook states that you have to work 48 hours in a week but your mandated to work 52 even with a good crew it’s hard to work 52 hours with the payroll that you’re given. I ran a high volume high shrink store in an area in town that was surrounded by three homeless shelters and was required to be in the store by myself for hours. So of course managers have to stay over her schedule complete tasks that need to be done as sale signs window signs clearance events etc. you cannot depend on your assistant to do it especially in the evening when the store is busier and both registers need to be ran and you only have two people there so your assistant is unable to do anything but run a register. I could go on and on about And the things that we had to do with the payroll given

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I too was an manager working more than 52 hours a week trying to keep store in tack then a few times telling us it was mandatory to stay over to get projects done and then busting your tail and not getting a bonus because your damages was too much but everything else was great!!! Working every day to almost closing!!! No raise suitable to keep decent ppl r even for yourself .10cent

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I have never received my reimbursement pay for travel out of town and expenses during that time. I've contacted the corporate office multiple times and have never been contacted afterwards. What can I do next in regards to this, it's costed me lots of Money at the time of this travel not to mention I was sicker than s*it and working the store alone from open to close.

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I have not received any money but have a w-2 for money I never received. What is going on here? How do I claim money I never got. I have moved to another address but the people that lived their now let me know I had mail their. Please someone let me know something.

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myself, like others here received tax documents this year for monies never received, so my question is, where are the funds that we are being taxed on? I was lucky enough to know the people who live at my old address and they contacted me about the papers.

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I have not worked for family dollar for 8yrs and I'm now being sued for an advance on pay that never existed. They are threatening to take my car and garnish my pay. I don't know what is going on here but I don't like it.

Please help me!

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i moved and i recently got tax papers regarding the lawsuit! I never received a check. How do i contact someone

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worked as manager from2000 to 2005 stiii no response on class action lawsuit

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I worked my fingers to the bone for Family Dollar for 8.5 years. They suck as a company! Money is the only thing they care about. I worked most weeks around 80 hours, and only got paid for 52 hours. No payroll available, and no one to hire! Hard to get decent people when they start out at $8 an hour. I basically lived at that store. The district managers are so overworked that they don't care. Right before I quit, they were trying to get the store managers to work every weekend! The public in general was enough to make you scream! No respect to the store or the people that worked there. My life was threatened twice, because we could no longer open the public restrooms due to theft, and people destroying the bathrooms. I could write a book about the drama my life went through due to working for Family Dollar. I have so many health issues I have to deal with. My feet, and legs will never be the same from all those hours on my feet working for them. Unloading trucks by myself, 15 hour days. Staying overnight to have the floors stripped, and then having to open the store the next morning. Never having time to go to the bank, because of no payroll. The list goes on, and on. You loose your health, and any time with your family. I always said that the family part in Family Dollar has NOTHING to do with my family. I never saw them. Sad for a company this big to have no moral values for their very hard working, dedicated employee's.

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So where's the answers to all these questions? I worked years for fd. So am I included?

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I to went through things the other managers went through. After two years working at family Dollar as a asistent manager , filling in as manager. Then becoming manager of that store. Me being put on salery for 52 hours a week. But actually working 72 to 100 hours a week. Open to close. Never called off sick, never took a day off. Could not take vacation, had 3 weeks vacation saved up. Called my DM on Friday told him something was wrong, that I needed to go to the Er. He told me, no one to cover for me, hold on till Monday. Sunday evening I was forced to close the store early and get to the Er. Was admitted with a heart attack. The doctor said I had to take 7 weeks off of work. Told me I was not intitild to get workman's comp. If I needed pay, I had to take my 3 week vacation. Just to get paid. After I used up my 3 weeks vacation, I had no more pay coming in. Had to give up my apartment and move across state lines. The DM contacted me when the 7 weeks were up and offered me a raise of $5000 for the year to come back to work. Then to Travel out of state 1 hour to work. I gave my 2 week notice and ended my career at family Dollar after 3 years working for them. When I first started working as the manager we clocked in and out on the computer. After 6 months of clocking in 72 hours per week, they told me to stop clocking in on the computer. 6 months later I had a heart attach. There is documents of proof that I worked for 6 months. Documented proof from the hospital and the cardiologist of the heart attach the night I closed the door early. I don't know why I was not notified of this class action suit. I am in the suit for the sexual discrimination suit luwanna Scott verses family Dollar. 2002- 2016. I felt they had a lot of nerve asking me to come back after not complicating me due to a heart attach. Working so hard for them and loosing my home, up wording my life. So much for the word family in family Dollar. Just the thought.

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Could somebody from the law office contact me via email I would like to know if it’s best to retain my own attorney or wait for a class action to settle this it’s sad that I have only learned of this kinda suit now and that was only by chance due to a wage discrimination case against the company I don’t want to share my overtime with anyone really I worked the hours alone why can’t I be paid what they owe to me if you can do a class action and win why can’t I plead my case and win my own suit not fair family dollar gets off that easy I don’t care if it’s 10 million dollars they owe everyone A big corporate thousands of employees they are only paying people to hush us so they continue the management abuse.

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Could somebody from the law office contact me via email I would like to know if it’s best to retain my own attorney or wait for a class action to settle this it’s sad that I have only learned of this kinda suit now and that was only by chance due to a wage discrimination case against the company I don’t want to share my overtime with anyone really I worked the hours alone why can’t I be paid what they owe to me if you can do a class action and win why can’t I plead my case and win my own suit not fair family dollar gets off that easy I don’t care if it’s 10 million dollars they owe everyone A big corporate thousands of employees they are only paying people to hush us so they continue the management abuse.

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I posted in March but I also would like to add that we were told to clock off for lunch but could not leave my store cause I had to work as cashier something is very wrong with this

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I haven’t worked for FD for a month now. Working five years with a company has a csr ASM and sm. When I was a ASM I had to go to other store just to get 35 hours for the week. Because my manager at the time was only give 30 hrs on one her good weeks. I was promised promotion after promotion and never get it. Finally get my promotion after two years. And all hell broke loss I had to work with a untrain staff. People quitting because I’m doing everything the right way not their way. So they after me with only three people on my staff ( sm asm csr) I worked so damn much “ 60-80 for a month. My DM knew all of this by me telling him and him check my payroll. I had to work let else four doubles a week, and finally I past out. My body couldn’t take it no more my doctor told me all I had was muscles and bones. I was OVER WORKING MYSELF my DM was a asshole about it. Doctor order was for me to take a week off. FD FD district Manager and regional district manager doesn’t care about their employees. It’s all about the MONEY their damn monthly sales and the bonus they were getting. After I came back from they week off it wasn’t no better still work my ass off 60-70 a week.

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I worked from 2007 until 2014 why wasn't I included in this lawsuit

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I work at fd for quite a while as a store manager working 9p hours a week. Unloading trucks by myself and was told i was not entitled to ot that i was salaried employee and therefore no ot would be paid. I was owed my yearly vacation when i left and was cheated out of that as well as paid my last hours worked at a reduced pay rate. I was not notified of this lawsuit in amyway and would like to know if any of us will be included for how we were cheated as well.

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I was store manager for F.D. I was working 70 to 80 hrs a week because not enough payroll. I had to unload my own trucks by myself most every week because there was no payroll for help I was sent to different stores miles away to hold store and got no extra pay for it. I had to quit my job because it got to the point where I could barely walk. My hips knees legs and back hurt to this day I am on 15 different medicine's I'm trying to get disability now. That job killed me. Took my life and ruined me.I was employed for 8 years. Before I quit my store had hit 1 million in sales and my shrink was the lowest in the district..was I appreciated for all that hard work ??? No I wasn't F.D.only cares about having their store open not the people that make it possible.As for male managers making more money Yes. That is true and so unfair F.D.is a horrible place to work if you don't believe me just go to different stores and check the turnover i bet it's very high. F.D. owes me big...thank you for listening

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I was also a store manager for two years. And also worked a minimum of 70 hours a week. Not enough payroll to properly staff my building so that of course falls on the manager to make sure the store is covered. It was a horrible experience. My DM was a joke. He came over from Dollar General and he was a mean, degrading individual.

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Several surgeries from hernia repair feet shoulder and now knee replacement never had these problems until I step into wonderful world of family dollar manager since 2012 barely hanging in they always speak of what need to be done but never talk about how we suppose to get it done when ur the only one in the store majority of the time alone register vendors and customers mostly RUDE customers too we need extra payroll sometimes to deal with they rude ass the customers not mention trucks the freight they want done in 24 hours must I go on I'm sure someone feel all of my pain I MEAN ALL IF IT TOO

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I worked in Clinton Utah family dallor store where I became a prisoner of my own store due to little payroll I had to open and most of time I closed which resulted in me staying the night in my store at least 2 nights and most Saturday nights or Sunday night to receive my truck cause of the payroll they gave me was such a small amount that I could barley give my assistant 23-27 hrs if that so I did my own truck when I got help I’d go home take a shower and go back to work at first well the first yr and a half I thought I was super woman and it showed cause I could Manuelly clock in on my computer in my office 60-75 hrs a week was killing me and my great spirit to live but when we were told we had to clock on with our registers and they told us what times we were to clock in at Kinda seemed shady cause it was showing only 52 hrs which I never did ever and then asked for all our old time sheets that I did on my computer well I know it was shady long story short I finally had a break down and told my DM that if he didn’t get me help with payroll and staff I was going to wreck my car into a semi he sent me to his dr I went and the dr. Told me it would be a bad idea to return to work so I let my DM know what my dr said and after 3yrs and some months of prison in my store I was treated like a looser I gave up all my daughters high school yrs for this place missing out on family get aways and if I went to a family function I never could stay I always had to return to work cause I didn’t have enough payroll to take time off and I certainly wasn’t blond and didn’t fit the criteria for Russ to request more money for my store my DM did the best he could with all the bullshit they made him tell us I was told 52 hrs a week bonuses and it sounded like the life yes right more like a web of lies to get us in and trap like mice thank God I sought help and didn’t end my life for this scummy company only ended my career before it was to late. I hope whoever got to sue these greedy mothers got a ton or at least enough to make up for lost family time good for you whoever you are God bless

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I was a store manager at family dollar, worked open to close for 3 months with no assistant manager and no one was allowed to come help me. I got sick at work couldn't bend or squat they sent a manger to my store for ntee to go to the er but i had to come back and finish the day...Had strep throat and still had to work passed out at work in the front of my store and still had to finish m.y shift

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I worked there for years...underpaid and well over the hours required.No one ever sent me information on class action lawsuit.Also men were paid more.

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I received a letter in the mail i do want to be in the lawsuit. I worked 6/7 days a week 70 plus hours . On salary never paid for overtime.
Do i need to file anything?

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I also was a store manger. And worded all those hours and days. Not having a day off from August 28. Until Christmas and that was only because the store was closed. Never got payed. Just got payed for the 52 hours we had to work. But was always over that amount worked.

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worked for family dollar as store manager for several years. I never worked less than 60 hours a week. the last week I worked was a 95hour week and I was not allowed to let the assistant manager close or open so I was there all the time. I had 3 weeks of vacation when I left and had just finished an inventory. I did not get paid for the vacation time nor did I get paid my bonus check and they did not pay me my last check. I missed out on a lot of family time with my kids and it was for nothing

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I left Family Dollar 2011-2012. My Salary was $600. A week. We got paid for 48hrs. but, mandatory 52 a week. I worked 60 to 70+ a week. One week was 83.5 hrs. Never even got a Thank You. Never got a Holiday pay, I had to work them alone. 7 days a week I worked. No help from District Manager. I had a doctor's app. Had the day covered. But this assistant manager who was a no call- no show was safe. I had shots put in the heels of my feet to help with pain. Oh, and I opened the store that day. Got home around 8 at night after my app. District Manager called, yelling at me that this is My Store and I need to be there. I explained what she already knew, and after some more attacks from her, I sent my keys to the store. I was not to be on my feet. I was done. I stepped down from manager to assistant manager in another store. It was worse and no better. The no call, no show assistant manager..... lol, finally took over the store I had. Oh and this wasn't the first time he did this. No call, No show thing. I wasn't aloud to let him go. My inventories were great. I busted my ass for nothing. Missed my boys teen yrs. for this place. For this job. Oh and I hear through the grape vines this no call, No show guy was finally let go. The store I had looks cluttered and dirty. I cannot believe corporate could like it now. I got good reviews, good if not better inventories. And down hill it went. Other stores in the district were doing well also. Good Managers. Court of the district I worked in, I think one remains. Sad!

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I also works at Family Dollar for four years as a manager making 8:50 a week and I left du to the fact that my daughter was sick I just got done reading a post that was wrote up above from an ex-employee that is accusing Family Dollar of making her mother died and making her son's Health worse that have autism and her husband was on dialysis that is absolutely ridiculous because she was sick it is not Family Dollars fault. That you cannot be there when she was sick my child was sick and I quit for my child to take care of her you could have quit your job to take care of your mother your husband and your son yes I was a single mother with three children and I needed my job but my child's health came before my job so I struggled for a few months without a job but it was worth it because I was with my child so for you blaming Family Dollar because your mother died and you are with them is Ludacris it is ridiculous you had a choice you chose to stay at Family Dollar because you needed your job will I need my job also but I also needed my child so you can't go play me Family Dollar it was your decision your choice

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I was also a manager for family Dollar..I was making $700 a week with very little payroll, working a lot of open to closes..by the time I left I had 1 assistant manager and 1 cashier that could only work 15 hours a week

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I worked for family dollar as assistant manger and store manager in Webster TX #8190. when my manger was out on maternity leave. I did not have enough employees to work the store and no one cared. I called the district manager and the head of HR and the person over both of them and no one did anything. I was working from opening the store and then leaving for 3 hours and having to come back to close the store. I had to unload the truck by myself because the district manager would not send anyone to help me. I call to let them know that my grandmother was very sick and I needed to go home. I was told that he would send me help, I never made it to see my grandmother she died while I was trying to get someone to handle the store. He then sent someone that was a cashier from another store who had never been a manager and paid her more money then me and she did not know what to do. The whole time I was trying to help my family she kept calling me be cause she could not get anyone to help her with things she did not know. You can call the district manager 20 times and he would not call you back. I lost a lot working for them I got married on 4/3/16 and almost did not make my wedding as no one was there to take over so I could get ready to get married. Again he told me he would send someone and no one came, Just so happen my manager heard about what was happening and ended her leave early so I could get married.

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Utah. Is a right to work state but we as managers pull between 60 to 80 plus hrs with no over time so are we allowed in the lawsuit

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I worked for family dollar and it has caused so much grief, pain and suffering 2016 Jan 29th I called my dm over to let him know since I never could get out of the store, fi spent the majority of my time ringing on the register because they didn't want the assistant to go over 40 because they were on the clock and employess definitely couldn't go over so that left the manager, I felt like I was in jail, just because I needed work I stayed, well it got bad for my mom in Jan, I could barely go to see her I called my dm to come to my store to talk with me, I told him I needed to demote myself, I felt that was my only way out, to tend to my family, husband on dialysis, a 27 year old autistic son and a mom declining, well he told me I had to stay until he found or hired someone to replace me, I had no choice because I needed income too, well I was released March 3rd from the store and my mom died March 16th, I didn't get a sympathy from anyone not a card or anything, I found my mom colapase in her bedroom deceased, I did have to have Therapy and I got 3 sessions from FD, my therapist was appauled on the treatment the company showed me, I'm still today suffering from this, I didn't know their were companies that treated people this way, no care in the world, I lost someone I can never get back, I need to know what I can do on this situation.

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I worked 86 hour weeks for mire than 3 months back in 2009. My district manager would not let me hire an assistant manager. I ended up stressing myself out and developing severe migraine headaches. I have not been compensated for any of that.

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I was pregnant with complications breaking down trucks with minimal and skmetimes no staff. I worked 20 days straight because my stores budget didnt allow for more employees and no one wanted to be an adsistant for such low pay. I requested my daughter's birthday off a month in advance and my dm denied me and threatend to fire me if I was not to work on that day. It was ridiculous

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i WORKED FOR FAMILY DOLLAR FROM JAN 2017 TO AUGUST 2017, WHEN I WORKED OVERTIME I WAS PLACED ON SALARY, TO KEEP FROM PAYING ME OVERTIME.

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I worked for family dollar as a store manager in nc. and also worked many many overtime hours often open to close. I would like to know what I need to do to be compensated.

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I have also received paperwork reguarding this lawsuit and was looking for more information. I worked for Family Dollar in SC from 06-09, also worked 70-80 hrs per week. Spending countless nights away from my very young children for a salary of $800 every 2 WEEKS! I was the lowest paid in my district but was brought in to this store to fix a wide number of problems. I worked so may hrs that my average pay was less than $4.00 per hr because I wad not given payroll to let my Assistants cover more hrs. I had to quit because of moving over a hour away and at my current salary wouldn't justify my travel nor the hrs I would have had to work. Upon quitting my District Manager "black balled" me from ever having any employment with Family Dollar ever again. I had never been written up or reprimanded during my employment with Family Dollar.

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I worked for Family Dollar from may of 2001 to november 2003 as an assistant manager and general manager. I am also wondering if this settlement means assistants also. I have read these posts and I am reliving a nightmare. I worked 70-80 hours a week. Not seeing my little ones. They wouldn't pay my assistant more so I could get time off. The area the store was in was around theives and murderers, yet it was my fault the store popped shrink when I came in after two managers. The area manager was rude and nasty. I would help all the stores in two counties but when I needed help with inventory prep no-one was found They paid Assistant managers $6.50 an hour. The girl was stealing the store blind. My base salary was $550 a week doing 80 hours a week and seeing my kids for an hour a day. I hate that company and when i quit I wanted my vacation pay, cooporate was nasty. The whole time I worked there I never got a vacation. I hope everyone that has anything coming to them financially from FD i hope we get every dime,but all the money in the world won't give me back days with my little girls.

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I received papers in the mail. It stated I didn't have to do anything if I wanted to go ahead with this but I want to make sure

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I worked for Family Dollar,several times..I use to work open to close for many many days on end. My manager seemed ok at first,but started doing illegal things like not paying for items etc. My District Manager was an ass. He was very cocky and arrogant. He broke store rules and regulations at his discretion. I saw all of this with my own two eyes. I had my suspicion for a long time before that. My manager would send us out to do errands for her. Just crazy stuff. My District Manager told all of us managers," if any of you join this lawsuit,you won't live to see your next birthday". Just threats. Who wanted to be talked to that way? My manager would eat items that were not paid for,I didn't ring her up and there weren't any receipts. She was lazy and all of the workers,including myself,did a lot of work. She made a lot of money for some reason..No,family dollar is not family oriented..

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I worked for family dollar for several years...60..to 80 hrs a week...the pay roll was not enough to have more than myself atleast 3 days a week open to close ..so in order for me to staff my store for truck I had to work 6 -7 days a week ..and alone the majority of the time...i was also called to other problem stores for clean up ..ive worked 50 straight days only having a day off because of christams...that company is horrific and as mgrs..we were slaves..never received th3 inventory bonuses..that were promised..
The asst..mgrs were treated just as unfairly ..sometimes my assistance worked off the clock to give me a few hours with my children or just to sleep...and they were barely making minimum wage...how do I contact some one in regards to this lawsuit....
Thank uou...its about time....

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I responded in 2011 my address changed was manager. For 10. Years

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What about assistant managers doing more work than the actual managers getting under paid and sometimes doing open to closes so managers can have there week vacation.

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I misplaced my paper work, wondering how can I get it resent to me.. Worked as a store manager from 2005-2009 then 2012-2013. I want to be a part of this lawsuit..

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I was a Manager at Family Dollar for 5 years. I worked 60-80 a week. I was on salary, but would like to know more about the law suite.

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What about the assistant manager do they get any parts of it

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I was pregnant,slinging freight with NO staff and no assistance from my DM working 7 days a week. I worked 45 days straight once the only reason i got a day off was because of Christmas. I am waiting to see what they are going to do for me. I left FD for a reason overworked and underpaid.

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I received my paperwork for this I was a manager in Kearny, AZ what do i have to do next. I believe it stated i didnt have to do nothing just wait but i want to make sure. Is that true. I always worked overtime and never got paid for it.

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I was a Family Dollar store manager for two years and totally worked overtime, but as store managers you were paid salary wages and therefore there is no overtime. So I don't know what you all are bitching about.

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I was a store manager for 10 years in MI and would like to know more about a current lawsuit or an upcoming one. I have a lot of information about unpaid overtime. Was a victim.

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I was a store manager for family dollar for 5 yrs 2009 thru 2014 how do i become part of this lawsuit?

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I worked 6 + years at Family Dollar averaging up to 70 hours per week some weeks

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I worked for family dollar as a manager fron 2002-2003 and also from 2005-20011 . i am interested in finding out more about this lawsuit .thank you very much for your time

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How do i as a previous manager for family dollar become part of this lawsuit i was a manager for a few yrs thr stores griffin ga barnsville ga and Thomaston ga

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I and several other employeea weee mot wvwn allowed to clock in and our manager dis it for us at the begining of the week and then we werent allowed to leave until told it was ok. Worst district mangers ever and illegal things going on everywhere. Had to get LP on to audit time punches. No equal pay at all. Depends on who you know not how you worked.

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Was a manager for Family Dollar 701 E Hillsboro, El Dorado Ar . 71730 . Paid for 52 mandatory weekly hours , worked between 60 and 70 hours weekly, store infested with Rats and mice. Worked from March 2016 to October 31 , 2017. Once Store was cleaned up Rats and mice were.gone , Comp sales had risen from the bottom of the sales list to the top of the list district #1 out of 20, region #16 out of 172. I was terminated. I was replaced by a manager who has let store sales once again let store conditions degenerate . I never received any raises and the Last 2 bonus checks were not paid. New manager was hired in at 25.00 a week more than I was paid . Last weeks check was shorted. District manager was Michael Anderson, who was there weekly to write me up until he had enough to terminate my employment. I followed the hand book and corporate policy’s as to not be in trouble , I worked company planner . This was a grudge termination. I discovered that he for several month had tried to recruit different managers from other areas to replace me. Due to the location of my store 4891 because it was a difficult store he couldn’t find anyone to take the store. My termination was executed simply because he did not like me as an individual. I was wrongfully terminated. This man has not stepped foot in to the establishment since the day of my termination on Oct. 31, 2017 to January 12 , 2018. I have not been back in the store to verify since that date.

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Which is the law firm that had this case against family dollar and what is their telephone number?

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