Nordstrom Defeats Workers' Day-Of-Rest Claims

Law360, New York (September 28, 2012, 8:04 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge recently ruled in favor of Nordstrom Inc. on a pair of workers' claims that the retailer violated state law by having them work for more than six consecutive days, casting doubt on the plaintiffs' ability to bring a representative action. 

Following a two-day bench trial, U.S. District Judge Cormac J. Carney concluded Sept. 21 that Nordstrom had not violated California's so-called day-of-rest statutes — which prohibit employees from being required to work more than six consecutive days without a day off —...
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