9th Circuit Upholds Certification Of Furniture Sales Associates Class
Mealey's (June 13, 2016, 9:58 AM EDT) -- PASADENA, Calif. — A Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on June 8 upheld a trial court’s certification of several subclasses of furniture sales associates who allege that they were denied wages for the time they spent engaged in non-sales-related tasks (Ricardo Bermudez Vaquero, et al. v. Ashley Furniture Industries, Inc., et al., No. 13-56606, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 10365).
(Opinion available. Document #43-160617-003Z.)
Stoneledge Furniture LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ashley Furniture Industries, pays its sales associates commission only. However, a...