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Abercrombie & Fitch Settles Investigation

Date: June 25, 2003
Author: Steven Greenhouse
QUOTE: Abercrombie & Fitch, the trendy retailer for the college set, has agreed to pay $2.2 million...California accused it of illegally requiring employees to buy and wear its clothes.

ABSTRACT: Abercrombie was accused of violating mulitiple state employment laws. 11,000 current and former employees say they were pressured to wear and purchase the company's clothes, and the financial burden of this unlawful requirement often reduced their paychecks to below minimum wage.
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