Rite Aid owes $21 million for overtime, fees

Rite Aid Corp., the Camp Hill, Pa.-based drugstore chain, has agreed to pay up to $20.9 million to settle charges it failed to pay overtime to more than 7,000 assistant managers since at least 2004. Lawyers will get $6.9 million, employees split the rest.

Nearly 2,000 have accepted the settlement, according to court papers filed as part of the settlement in federal court in Harrisburg today. Case is  Middle District PA, 4:08-cv-2317, Shirley Craig vs Rite Aid, Judge John E. Jones III presiding.