Revival Of BofA Seating Suit A Pain In Butt For Cos.

Law360, New York (February 15, 2013, 8:33 PM EST) -- A recent Ninth Circuit ruling that revived a putative class action against Bank of America Corp. over suitable seating for workers is a boost for employees, but whether the suit, and others like it, will ultimately stand up in court remains to be seen.

After the lower court had dismissed the case, employers claimed it as a significant win that could tamp down the suitable seating litigation wave. But a Ninth Circuit panel on Wednesday held that U.S. District Judge Manuel Real had misinterpreted a state...
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