(Reuters) - Levi Strauss & Co
An investigation by the labor department's San Francisco district office found that the company misclassified several groups of workers as exempt from overtime.
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"The federal rules governing the employee classification process are complex and it's common for companies to have issues with misclassification," a company spokesperson said in an email.
Levi Strauss worked cooperatively with the department to review the data and address questions that were raised, the spokesperson said.
The investigation covered back wages for time worked over a two-year period, according to a statement from the labor department.
(Reporting by Abhishek Takle in Bangalore; Editing by Gopakumar Warrier)