Bain Escapes Labor Suit Over Shuttering Samsonite Plant

Law360, New York (July 25, 2012, 6:01 PM EDT) -- A Massachusetts federal judge on Tuesday tossed a putative class action accusing Bain Capital LLC of arranging the sale of a French Samsonite factory in order to avoid properly compensating its employees following a 2004 investor buyout of the company, finding that the claims are time-barred and fail to allege wrongdoing.

U.S. District Judge Judge Joseph L. Tauro found that former factory worker Murielle Abdallah's claims for fraud, tortious interference and unjust enrichment, launched in November over the 2007 loss of her job, fall well outside the...
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