Calif. Cashiers Get Class Cert. In Wal-Mart Seating Suit

Law360, New York (August 27, 2012, 4:10 PM EDT) -- A California federal court on Friday certified a class accusing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. of violating state law by failing to provide seating to thousands of cashiers, despite the retail giant's argument that the case will require fact-specific inquiries that make class treatment inappropriate.

U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila signed off on an order granting ex-cashier Kathy Williamson's August 2011 motion to certify a class of California Wal-Mart cashiers, appointing Williamson as class representative and McInerney & Jones, Righetti Glugoski PC and Dostart Clapp & Coveney...
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Case Information

Case Title

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

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other


Edward J. Davila

Date Filed

July 21, 2009

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