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Gap Can't Fight Off Employee's Reasonable-Sounding Lawsuit

Photo by Brian Harkin
Photo by Brian Harkin

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Gap has been accused of making its staff work overtime without pay, via a recent class action lawsuit. Tiffany Ino, the plaintiff and former employee, is seeking compensation for "allegedly assisting customers off the clock," plus time spent having her bag checked by company security and being on-call for shifts. She was denied the ability, however, to tack on "time spent locating and opening company lockers, putting away [belongings] and looking over schedules."

The lawsuit was filed this past January, which Law 360 says was around the same time Gap announced it would raise its minimum wage by a buck in 2015—a move Obama personally endorsed by going shopping for sweaters.
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