Consumer Law

Belk Sues Former CEO Over Allegations of ‘Deceptive Practices’ with Employees

Belk department store this week sued its former CEO Nir Patel, another former executive and GameStop Corp. accusing them of stealing its employees and payroll information, according to North Carolina federal court documents.

Patel stepped down in May as CEO less than a year after taking the helm of the Charlotte-based retail chain. That same month, he was appointed chief operating officer for video game store chain GameStop Corp.

Since then, Patel has solicited some of Belk’s senior employees to resign and come to work for GameStop, despite the company’s 12-month agreement with Patel that restricts soliciting, recruiting or hiring Belk’s employees, the lawsuit states. 

Read the source article at charlotteobserver.com

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