Century 21 Faces OT Action Over Off-Hour Tasks

Law360, New York (January 19, 2011, 2:46 PM EST) -- A former employee of Century 21 Department Stores LLC has launched a proposed class action claiming the clothing chain failed to pay workers for the time they spent submitting to mandatory daily security searches and other off-the-clock activities.

Century 21 violated the Fair Labor Standards Act by refusing to properly pay employees for overtime hours and the roughly 30 to 45 minutes per shift they spend on various off-hour tasks, according to a complaint filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of...
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