Rite Aid Hit With Lawsuit Over Seating Policy

Law360, New York (June 22, 2011, 12:35 PM EDT) -- A former Rite Aid Corp. store manager on Tuesday lodged a proposed class action that could comprise up to 1,000 workers who were allegedly denied proper seating accommodations by the pharmacy chain.

Andrew Loesch claims Rite Aid did not provide employees who regularly operated the cash register with appropriate seats, even though the work would allow it, in violation of a California regulation.

“Plaintiff and the class members were injured by Rite Aid's common practice of failing to provide seats,” the complaint said.

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