Abercrombie & Fitch Hit With Seating Class Action

Law360, New York (October 18, 2011, 12:47 PM EDT) -- An employee at a Abercrombie & Fitch Co. store in California hit the clothing retailer with a wage and hour class action on Monday, accusing the company of failing to provide proper seating to its employees.

Amber Echavez brought the suit in California Superior Court, alleging that Abercrombie violated the California labor code.

Specifically, Echavez alleges Abercrombie was in violation of Wage Order 7-2001 that covers businesses in the “mercantile industry” such as Abercrombie, which states, “All working employees shall be provided with suitable seats when...
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