Abercrombie & Fitch Hits Snag In FLSA Suit

Law360, New York (October 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A judge has rejected Abercrombie & Fitch's bid to dismiss a handful of suits alleging violations of the Fair Labor Standards Act, ruling that the complaints against the popular clothier have passed the first test for being classified as a collective action.

On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Kevin Castel opted to combine the suits brought by plaintiffs Shoneca Davis, Dawud Eudelle, David Pomales and JacLyn Pagnotta, batting down the retail giant's request to toss out the case.

“Defendants’ motion is denied and plaintiffs’ motion for conditional...
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