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On-call employment class action alleges wage theft in retail sales industry

What’s one thing that some part-time Victoria’s Secret employees have in common with doctors, police officers and emergency responders? They’re all required to work “on-call” shifts, except the on-call Victoria’s Secret employees aren’t compensated fairly for the unpredictable scheduling. An on-call employment class-action lawsuit may change soon that. According to BuzzFeed News, the lawsuit against Victoria’s Secret claims that workers should be properly compensated for on-call shifts, even if their shift is cancelled, since they’re required to call in at least two hours beforehand and be available between those hours. As a result of this unpredictability, on-call workers are unable ... Read More