Publix faces federal lawsuit over claims of unpaid overtime work

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Publix grocery store chain is facing a federal lawsuit.


It claims the company required hourly assistant department managers to work off-the-clock without being paid overtime.

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Lawyers for the workers released a statement that said, “It’s unacceptable to force hourly workers to work outside of their shifts and to not pay workers for their time.”

A spokesperson for Publix said they take the claims seriously and will respond appropriately.

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