Abercrombie Worker Class Can’t Cut Line In Wage Settlement

Law360, Los Angeles (August 20, 2015, 8:33 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Thursday refused to allow a certified class of 62,000 Abercrombie & Fitch Co. employees suing for work clothing reimbursement to intervene in a settled wage-and-hour suit against the retailer, saying the move would unnecessarily enlarge the issues in the settled case.

In a ruling adopted Thursday, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Kenneth R. Freeman said a plan by the attempted intervenors, plaintiffs Alexander Brown and Arik Silva, to seek reimbursement for a requirement to buy the retailer's clothing and to investigate an...
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Case Title

Jessica Aparicio v. Abercrombie & Fitch Stores Inc et al


Case Number

2:13-cv-09209

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

Judge

Margaret M. Morrow

Date Filed

December 13, 2013


Case Title

Alexander Brown et al v. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. et al


Case Number

2:14-cv-01242

Court

California Central

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

Judge

Jesus G. Bernal

Date Filed

February 19, 2014

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