H&M Wants Worker Bag Check Class Cert. Revoked

Law360 (November 8, 2019, 2:37 PM EST) -- H&M has urged a California federal judge to decertify classwide treatment on claims that workers weren't paid for time spent in security checks after their shifts ended, arguing the clothing chain doesn't have a uniform practice of requiring every worker to go through such a check post-shift.

The company said Thursday there were a number of reasons to undo an August 2018 decision in which U.S. District Judge Edward Davila granted class certification on claims stemming from H&M Hennes & Mauritz LP's post-shift inspections. For one thing, the company said that there isn't a common policy that all workers have to...

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