Sears Faces Wage Class Action In Calif.

Law360, New York (July 22, 2013, 2:13 PM EDT) -- Sears Roebuck & Co. was hit with a proposed class action in California state court Thursday alleging the department store doesn't compensate employees for work performed while stores are closed to customers.

A putative class of current and former employees from Sears’ 150 California stores never received minimum wage for their work before and after stores were open, according to Antoantea Vatraleva's lawsuit, which was filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court. The suit also says Sears failed to compensate for commissions lost due to mandatory...
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