Rejected Settlement Offer Bars OT Class Action, Court Told

Law360, New York (August 22, 2013, 4:23 PM EDT) -- Clothing retailer Urban Outfitters Inc. asked a New Jersey federal judge Wednesday to toss a proposed wage-and-hour class action by a former assistant department manager, arguing that her rejection of a proposed $4,000 settlement offer barred the continuation of the suit.

In a motion for judgment on the pleadings, Urban Outfitters said that because it had offered the settlement to Lesley Mitchel-Tockman, a former assistant department manager at one of Urban Outfitters' Anthropologie stores in Princeton, N.J., and because no one else had signed on to the...
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