62K Abercrombie Workers Win Class Cert. In Look Policy Row

Law360, Los Angeles (July 16, 2015, 6:48 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday certified a class of about 62,000 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. employees who brought an employment suit claiming they were illegally required to buy the retailer’s clothing for work, ruling that the plaintiffs satisfied all the requirements for class certification.

Named plaintiff Alexander Brown alleges that Abercrombie implements a statewide practice of requiring employees to purchase its clothing to wear at work in violation of California’s Labor Code and has failed to reimburse the plaintiffs for the purchase of clothing or...
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