Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Abercrombie & Fitch
Current Parent Company: 
Abercrombie & Fitch
Penalty: 
$25,000,000
Year: 
2018
Date: 
January 26, 2018
Offense Group: 
employment-related offenses
Primary Offense: 
wage and hour violation
Secondary Offense: 
clothing purchase dispute
Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
private litigation
Court: 
Southern District of Ohio
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
Case ID: 
16-cv-0551
Case Name: 
Alma Bojorquez et al v. Abercrombie and Fitch Co. et al
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: 
settlement
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Ohio
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
retail-apparel
Specific Industry of Parent: 
retailing
Link to PACER Case Docket (must be logged in): 
Link to Archived Court Document: 
Notes: 

The case centered on the company's policy of requiring employees to purchase the clothing they were being paid to sell but not reimbursing them for the cost. The settlement also covered a related case in the same court: Brown v. Abercrombie & Fitch (17-cv-01093).

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