Apple is now facing a class action lawsuit for unpaid wages. The suit was originally filed on behalf of Genius Bar employees in 2009, alleging Apple denied workers their legally-required meal and rest breaks. Following years of litigation in California's Superior Court, the case was certified as a class action suit today.

According to Re/code, the suit is seeking back pay for Apple's retail and corporate employees based in California:

San Diego attorney Tyler J. Belong said the ruling allows his office to represent the interests of approximately 20,000 employees who live in the state in pressing the claims.

You can read the original complaint below:

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