Lane Bryant Hit With Wage-And-Hour Class Action

Law360, New York (February 6, 2012, 2:57 PM EST) -- A former sales associate slapped Lane Bryant Inc. with a putative class action in California state court on Thursday, accusing the plus-size clothing retail chain of requiring its employees to perform off-the-clock work.

Alexis Johnson, who worked at Lane Bryant's Redondo Beach, Calif., location from September 2010 to October 2011, filed a complaint in Los Angeles Superior court, claiming the retailer and its parent company Charming Shoppes Inc. violated state labor laws.

The complaint alleges that Lane Bryant required off-the-clock work, failed to fork over proper...
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