Rite Aid Tries To Shut Down Employee Seating Suit

Law360, New York (August 22, 2011, 2:12 PM EDT) -- Rite Aid Corp. on Friday sought to dismiss a proposed class action alleging it violated California workplace rules by not having seats for cashiers, arguing that the rules don't apply to cashiers and that the plaintiffs never asked for seats.

The suit by Rite Aid worker Andrew Loesch, which seeks to represent up to 1,000 workers, is one of more than 100 suits filed in the past year or so by workers claiming their employer violated a California regulation that states "all working employees shall be...
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