Safeway Worker Alleges Retaliation For Role In Wage Suit

Law360, New York (July 6, 2012, 1:38 PM EDT) -- Safeway Inc. was hit with a proposed class action in California state court on Thursday by an employee who says the grocery store chain's managers went after him with trumped-up accusations in retaliation for his cooperation in a previous wage class action against the company.

Thuat Nguyen said that his manager made unsupported accusations that he doctored his time cards and placed him on administrative leave as punishment for his testimony in an ongoing wage class action against Safeway, and that the company has taken additional...
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