Monthly Archives June 2016

California Supreme Court Rules that Employees Are Entitled to Seats

On April 4, 2016, the California Supreme Court issued a decision that will benefit many workers in California. The case is called Kilby v. CVS Pharmacy Inc. In Kilby, for the first time, the court interpreted Section 14(a) of the California wage orders, which states: “All working employees shall be provided with suitable seats when the nature of the work reasonably permits the use of seats.” Although the seating requirement has existed in California since the early 1900’s, many employers
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