Cases & Deals

Bloomingdale's wins dismissal of wage and hour class action allegations

Clients Federated Department Stores, Inc.

Jones Day represented Federated Department Stores, Inc. in a putative class action brought by employees alleging missed meal and rest breaks, failure to pay split shift premiums, failure to pay waiting time penalties, failure to pay for uniform purchase and unfair business practices. Serving as special counsel to enforce 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. Jones Day obtained dismissal of plaintiffs' writ appeal.

Allen v. Bloomingdale's, Case No. BC340208 (Los Angeles Cty., Cal. Sup. Ct.)