Employee Uniforms – Employer Required Reimbursement – Class Action Investigation

Chimicles & Tikellis is investigation potential class actions against employers for requiring employees, in certain states, to purchase their own work uniform.  The following states require employers to purchase uniforms for employees, unless the uniform could be considered normal, everyday clothing.

  • Alaska
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Illinois
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Massachusetts
  • Minnesota
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • Vermont
  • Washington

The following states can ask that the employee purchase the uniform, but not if the uniform cost would take the employee’s wages below minimum wage.

  • Hawaii
  • Missouri
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania

If you or someone you know has been been forced to pay for their own work uniform by an employer in one of the above locations, please use the “Email us about this Case” button to contact the following attorneys.

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