By Ross ToddPublished: 16.07.2015
SAN FRANCISCO — U.S. District Judge William Alsup of the Northern District of California on Thursday certified a class of Apple Inc. retail employees in California in a suit over the company’s bag-search policy.
Plaintiffs lawyers at McLaughlin & Stern and The Kralowec Law Group are seeking compensation for time employees spent in security checks that Apple put in place to prevent theft of its much-in-demand devices.
Apple’s lawyer Julie Dunne of Littler Mendelson argued at a hearing in the case earlier this month that there were too many issues that varied from employee to employee and from store to store to try the case on a class-wide basis.
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