Forever 21 Latest Hit With Suit Over On-Call Scheduling

Law360, New York (October 15, 2015, 4:00 PM EDT) -- Forever 21 Retail Inc. on Wednesday became the latest target over the practice of using on-call shifts after a former sales clerk hit the retailer with a proposed class action in California state court for allegedly failing to compensate employees who report but ultimately aren’t put to work.

Raalon Kennedy alleged that Forever 21 doesn’t pay its employees reporting time pay, which they are entitled to if they report to work but aren’t put to work or work less than half a scheduled day’s work, calling this practice the latest form of wage theft.

“On-call shifts, like regular shifts, also have...

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