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Petco Worker Advances Class Suit Over Late Wages, Not Pay Stubs

Sept. 28, 2021, 5:11 PM

A former Petco employee may proceed with her would-be class suit alleging the retailer failed to timely pay all wages due, but not her claims over inaccurate pay stubs, a federal judge in New York ruled.

Aishaya Caul, who worked as a “guest experience specialist,” says Petco was supposed to pay her and other store employees on a weekly basis, but instead paid them biweekly in violation of New York Labor Law.

Although Petco eventually paid the wages in full, New York law allows manual workers to recover liquidated damages for the initial underpayment, Judge Rachel Kovner said Monday in ...

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