Abercrombie Blasts Employee's Seating Suit

Law360, New York (July 30, 2013, 1:30 PM EDT) -- Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc. on Monday urged a California federal judge to toss a retail sales associate’s suit accusing the company of violating the state’s Private Attorneys General Act by failing to provide her and other workers with seats, saying the job required the employees to stand and her case was built on a misinterpretation of the law.

The retailer said sales representative Amber Echavez’s contention that the court should examine not whether her job, as a whole, required her to stand but whether each...
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