Bain Capital Wants Samsonite Labor Suit Sent Packing

Law360, New York (December 6, 2011, 11:59 AM EST) -- Bain Capital LLC on Monday sought to dismiss a putative class action filed by a French woman who lost her job when the private equity firm sold a Samsonite luggage factory in 2006, arguing the claims are too late and fail to allege any wrongdoing.

Murielle Abdallah filed her complaint in Massachusetts more than four years after Bain sold the Samsonite plant in northern France — barring her claims that the transaction cut 200 workers out of millions of dollars in benefits when the plant later...
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