Apple Retail Workers Win Class Cert. In Bag-Check Suit

Law360, New York (July 16, 2015, 7:54 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge granted class certification Thursday to a group of Apple Inc. retail workers who claim the technology giant stiffed them on pay for the time they spent complying with a company policy that their bags be checked before they walk out of the workplace.

U.S. District Judge William Alsup determined that with more than 12,400 current and former employees and the assertion that they all suffered unpaid wages because of Apple’s bag-search policy, the numerosity and typicality requirements are met.

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Case Title

Frlekin et al v. Apple Inc.


Case Number

3:13-cv-03451

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards

Judge

William Alsup

Date Filed

July 25, 2013

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