BofA Tellers' Seating Class Action Won't Stand: Judge

Law360, Los Angeles (July 18, 2011, 9:07 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Monday tossed a putative class action against Bank of America NA that accused the bank of forcing its tellers to work standing up, ruling that the the plaintiffs provided no evidence that they requested seats to sit on.

Before dismissing the lawsuit with prejudice, Judge Manuel Real said BofA was not obligated to make sure that each one of its tellers were provided with stools or seats. Instead, the bank only needed to provide tellers access to seats if seats were...
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