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Price Chopper faces federal wage lawsuit

Exterior of the Golub headquarters in Schenectady. Golub is the owner of Price Chopper supermarkets.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Exterior of the Golub headquarters in Schenectady. Golub is the owner of Price Chopper supermarkets.
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A class-action lawsuit filed against Price Chopper Supermarkets on Wednesday accuses the Schenectady-based grocery chain of intentionally misclassifying its workers to get out of paying them overtime. The suit was filed in federal court in Massachusetts and is being handled by law firms Cohen Kinne Valicenti & Cook and Outten & Golden. The lawsuit alleges Price Chopper, in an attempt to reduce labor costs, unlawfully classifies its department managers as “team leaders” — a position ...

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cracker
July 30, 2014
6:27 p.m.

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First the class action lawsuit against Stewarts, and now Price Chopper. Most likely every chain retailer operates in some underhanded way. Incidently Daily Gazette, how about trying to get an update on the Stewarts suit.

Nell
July 31, 2014
3:14 p.m.

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I believe Price Chopper operates within the confines of the labor laws. There are always unhappy employees and Lawyers looking for a loop hole for the purpose of obtaining easy money.

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