Kmart Strikes Deal To End Suitable Seating Case

Law360, New York (July 25, 2013, 1:39 PM EDT) -- Kmart Corp. has reached a settlement worth up to $280,000 in a class action brought by a group of cashiers in California, who allege the retailer did not provide them with suitable seating while working front-end registers, according to court documents filed Wednesday.

The parties notified U.S. District Judge William H. Alsup that they had reached the settlement in principle and would file a motion for preliminary approval within the next 30 days, thus ending the first such case to reach trial in the state. The...
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Case Information

Case Title

Garvey v. Kmart Corporation

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other


William Alsup

Date Filed

May 27, 2011

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