Abercrombie & Fitch Hit With Overtime Class Action In Pa.

Law360, Philadelphia (November 27, 2012, 5:18 PM EST) -- A Pennsylvania man on Monday filed a putative class action against retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co. in Philadelphia’s Court of Common Pleas, alleging the company’s policies for calculating overtime wages violate the Pennsylvania Minimum Wage Act.

Paul Oliver alleges that Abercrombie, which operates at least 44 stores in the state, relies on an overtime calculation that violates state law. The state law requires that employees receive overtime wages which are at least one-and-a-half times the regular rate.

Instead, according to Oliver, Abercrombie’s system — a fluctuating...
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