JC Penney Employees Win Class Cert. In Wage, OT Dispute

Law360, Los Angeles (June 17, 2015, 4:34 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Tuesday certified a class of employees of a J.C. Penney Co. Inc. subsidiary who sued the company for unpaid wages and miscalculated and unpaid overtime, ruling that the named plaintiff satisfied all the requirements for class certification.

Named plaintiff Alejandro C. Sequeira Ruiz alleged that JCP Logistics Inc. failed to pay him for time spent waiting in security lines for security checks to be performed upon arriving and leaving work, and that the company incorrectly calculated overtime pay for bonuses....
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