Apple has lost a class-action lawsuit filed by former employees who claimed the company denied them sufficient breaks and owed unpaid back wages.
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Cupertino must now pay $2 million into a fund to compensate some 21,000 plaintiffs. Workers stand to get a maximum of $95 each, according to Apple Insider, an amount that is likely to shrink once legal fees are applied.
Apple did not immediately respond to PCMag's request for comment.
Filed in December 2011 by Brandon Felczer and other former Apple Store employees, the suit was certified as a class-action in July 2014. Cupertino sought to appeal the ruling, but a three-judge panel in California's Superior Court denied the tech giant's motion for dismissal.
Other plaintiffs named in the complaint against Apple include former retail employees Ryan Goldman, Ramsey Hawkins, and Joseph Lane Carco.
A similar suit brought against Apple—filed in 2009 by former Genius Bar worker Steve Camuti—also claimed the company failed to provide employees with breaks in violation of California Labor Code.