Lacoste Seller Secures Deal To End Wage Class Action

Law360, Los Angeles (January 20, 2012, 3:58 PM EST) -- A California judge on Friday approved a settlement by Lacoste’s U.S. licensor in a class action alleging the iconic crocodile apparel maker had failed to pay hundreds of Golden State sales associates for hours worked and made them buy its clothes without reimbursement.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Amy D. Hogue granted final approval to a settlement worth up to $625,000 in a class of about 620 California store sales associates' wage-and-hour suit against Devanlay Retail Group Inc., which licenses Lacoste products in the U.S....
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