Ex-Toys 'R' Us Clerk Can Bring Seating Suit For 14K Workers

Law360, Los Angeles (January 11, 2013, 5:04 PM EST) -- A California judge ruled Wednesday that a former Toys 'R' Us stock clerk who alleges she was denied “suitable seating” at her workplace can pursue a lawsuit on behalf of more than 14,000 employees, finding triable issues that the case is manageable on a representative basis.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mary Strobel rejected Toys 'R' Us' argument that Gina Richee could not bring a “nonclass representative action” under California's Private Attorney General Act because the company employs workers in 104 different positions and there are...
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