Wal-Mart Cashiers' Fight Over Seats Moves Forward

Law360, New York (October 20, 2010, 1:06 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has allowed ex-Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cashiers to move forward with a putative class action accusing the discount retailer of violating California labor law by failing to provide them with seats.

Judge James Ware of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California denied Wal-Mart's motion for judgment on the pleadings on Tuesday, ruling that the ex-cashiers can sue under a law that allows private recovery for violations of the state labor code.

In June 2009, two former cashiers sued Wal-Mart under...
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Case Title

Brown et al v. Wal-Mart Store, Inc.


Case Number

5:09-cv-03339

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

Judge

Edward J. Davila

Date Filed

July 21, 2009

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