Calif. Worker Seating Cases A Pain In Butt For Cos.

Law360, New York (March 24, 2011, 1:36 PM EDT) -- Two recent California appeals court rulings that have spurred a rash of proposed class actions accusing retailers of failing to provide suitable seats for workers put companies at risk for litigation over a whole host of breaches of the state's workplace regulations, employment lawyers say.

The California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District in November revived a cashier’s putative class action against discount retail chain 99 Cents Only Stores over seating, finding that the plaintiff could seek civil penalties under the Private Attorneys General...
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