By Michael Kun
Several years ago, employees in California began filing class action lawsuits against their employers alleging violations of the “suitable seating” provision buried in the state’s Wage Orders. The unique provision requires some employers to provide “suitable seating” to some employees when the “nature of their work” would “reasonably permit it.”
The use of multiple sets of quotation marks in the previous sentence should give readers a good idea just how little guidance employers have about the obscure law.
The California Supreme Court is now poised to explain what that obscure law means for those employers who … Continue Reading