Calif. Watchdog Sides With Workers In Suitable Seating Row

Law360, New York (October 20, 2015, 7:48 PM EDT) -- California’s top labor watchdog on Tuesday said that whether a worker requires seating is dependent on looking at particular tasks and not the job as a whole, siding with workers in suits against JPMorgan and CVS for which the state high court sought the agency's advice.

The Division of Labor Standards Enforcement submitted the amicus brief after the California Supreme Court asked the agency to weigh in on implementation of key parts of the century-old seating standard. In the filing, the DLSE says the requirement is...
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