Retaliation Claims Added To Sleepy's FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (December 8, 2009, 1:41 PM EST) -- A former Sleepy's LLC manager has updated his putative wage-and-hour class action against the bedding retailer following his firing in alleged retaliation for bringing the Fair Labor Standards Act suit against the company.

In a first amended complaint lodged in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York Monday, plaintiff Philip Cooper added wrongful termination to a list of grievances that already included accusations that the self-described "mattress professionals" improperly garnished commissions, denied employees a 30-minute lunch break and failed to pay minimum...
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