Sales Associate Slaps A&F With FLSA Class Suit

Law360, New York (February 11, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Clothing chain Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc. has been hit with another putative class action, this one by sales associates who claim that the company has failed to pay them overtime in violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Lead plaintiff Michael Guttentag, a sales associate at Abercrombie's Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. store, lodged the suit Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on behalf of a nationwide class.

According to Guttentag's complaint, Abercrombie forces its sales staff to punch out...
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