Judge Certifies Class Of Polo Ralph Lauren Employees

Law360, New York (July 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has certified a large class of sales associates and cashiers who are accusing Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. of failing to provide rest breaks or pay for off-the-clock time spent inside its stores, among other California labor law violations.

In an order handed down Tuesday, Judge Susan Illston of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California said the plaintiffs' allegations were “supported in large part by deposition testimony of the named plaintiffs and by declarations filed by absent class members, though...
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