California Supreme Court Rules Employers Cannot Force Their Employees to Stand All Day When Their Tasks and Workstations Reasonably Allow Them to Take a Seat
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California Supreme Court Rules Employers Cannot Force Their Employees to Stand All Day When Their Tasks and Workstations Reasonably Allow Them to Take a Seat

The California Industrial Welfare Commission (“IWC”) regulates working conditions, working hours, and wages for specific industries via its published Wage Orders. One such regulation requires employers to provide employees “with suitable seats when the nature of the work reasonably permits the use of seats.” See IWC Wage Orders 1-13 and 15, Section 14(A), and IWC…