Apple Store Workers Seek To Certify Nationwide Class

Law360, San Francisco (February 20, 2014, 2:23 PM EST) -- Apple Inc. retail store employees urged a California federal judge Thursday to certify a class of tens of thousands of workers who say the tech giant illegally refused to pay them for time they spent undergoing mandatory bag inspections after clocking out.

Attorneys for the plaintiffs argued that U.S. District Judge William Alsup should certify the class on the grounds that all Apple hourly employees were subject to the company's policy of checking workers' purses, bags and mobile devices when they left for breaks and when...
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