Costco Takes A Stand Against PAGA In Seating Suit

Law360, New York (August 18, 2011, 1:11 PM EDT) -- Costco Wholesale Corp. on Wednesday urged a federal judge to nix a putative class action over its failure to provide cashiers with seats, asking the court to deem California's Private Attorneys General Act of 2004 unconstitutional.

Former Costco cashier Suzanne Justice lodged the suit in California state court in March, claiming the discount retailer did not provide suitable seats for a putative class of current and former employees who worked the store cash registers, as required by the state's wage orders. Costco removed the case to...
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