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Urban Outfitters is headed to court and it is for labor-related issues and not because they copied a young designer (even though they regularly do that). The Philadelphia-based hipster chain is facing a California class action lawsuit, in which the lead plaintiff, Jasmin Perez, claims that the company failed to properly pay her and forced her to miss meal and rest breaks. The lawsuit, which was filed in a San Diego County Superior Court, alleges that per Urban Outfitters’ policy, employees are required to undergo security searches each time they leave the store, but only after they clock out. So, essentially, employees are required to stay on-site but are not compensated for the time involved in security checks.

According to the lawsuit, which charges Urban Outfitters with unlawful business practices, failure to pay minimum and overtime compensation, and violations of California labor law, specifically alleges that Urban has “failed and continues to fail to correctly record all hours worked by plaintiff and California class members, including overtime hours worked,” and as a result the retailer has “systematically, unlawfully and unilaterally manipulated the time records by changing the hours worked by plaintiff and California class members.” If this lawsuit sounds familiar, it is because two former Apple employees filed a similar one in June, accusing the tech company of subjecting store workers to daily searches while they were off-the-clock. That lawsuit (Amanda Frlekin and Dean Pelle et al v. Apple Inc.), which is still pending, made headlines as employee lawsuits against Apple are a bit of an uncommon occurrence. More to come …