Lane Bryant Piled On Work But Shunned OT: Suit

Law360, New York (September 19, 2011, 2:57 PM EDT) -- Plus-size clothing retailer Lane Bryant Inc. and parent company Charming Shoppes Inc. pressured employees to work off the clock by piling on tasks while discouraging or refusing to pay for overtime, according to a putative class action removed to federal court Thursday.

The defendants' notice of removal said the California federal court had jurisdiction based on diversity of citizenship under the Class Action Fairness Act and asked to present a brief and oral argument in support of keeping the case in the federal venue if the...
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Case Information

Case Title

Garcia v. Lane Bryant, Inc. et al

Case Number



California Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Lawrence J. O'Neill

Date Filed

September 15, 2011

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