Hollister Latest Store Hit By Worker Suit Over On-Call Shifts

Law360, New York (January 8, 2016, 5:03 PM EST) -- Hollister was smacked Thursday with a proposed class action in California federal court by an ex-employee claiming she was not properly compensated for scheduled on-call shifts, landing the surf-inspired brand among the many retailers currently facing aggrieved employees equating the scheduling practice to wage theft.

During her year as a sales clerk for a Hollister Co. store in Los Angeles, lead plaintiff Maria Garcia claims she and other store employees were regularly scheduled and required to show up for on-call shifts, or "call in" shifts as the company calls them, but were often sent home without any compensation when a store...

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