H&M Made Employees Work Through Breaks Without Pay: Suit

Law360, New York (February 6, 2012, 5:53 PM EST) -- Retail giant H&M Hennes & Mauritz LP forced its California employees to work off the clock without additional pay, according to a proposed class action removed to federal court Thursday.

H&M violated California labor laws by making hourly employees work through their lunch and rest breaks while still deducting the time from their paychecks, according to a complaint filed in Santa Clara Superior Court in December. Lead plaintiff Suzanne Tran said the class should include every person that worked at H&M's California locations over the last...
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