Cases & Deals

Macy's West defends against putative wage and hour class action resulting in arbitration

Clients Federated Dept. Stores, Inc.

Jones Day represented Macy's West, Inc. in a putative class action by commissioned sales employees alleging improper overtime commission calculations, unlawful commission deductions, conversion of labor, improper wage statements and unfair business practices under Cal. Bus. and Prof. Code Section 17200. Serving as special counsel to enforce the national arbitration program. Jones Day enforced the program, thereby disqualifying class representatives, dismissing class allegations, staying action, and sending case to arbitration as an individual case only.

Mansury, et al. v. Macy's West, Inc., et al., Case No. BC337238 (L.A. Sup. Ct., 7/27/06