9th Circ. To Review Class Cert. In Wal-Mart Seating Case

Law360, New York (November 29, 2012, 2:05 PM EST) -- The Ninth Circuit agreed Tuesday to review an order that granted class certification to thousands of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. cashiers who claim the retail giant violated state labor law by failing to provide suitable seating.

The appeals court granted Wal-Mart's bid for an interlocutory appeal of U.S. District Judge Edward J. Davila's August order, which certified roughly 22,000 California cashiers on allegations that the company breached state law requiring “suitable seats when the nature of the work reasonably permits” them. Filed under California's Private Attorney General...
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