"Why can't we just give the employee a chair rather than filing a lawsuit, battling bad lawsuits loses good jobs."
California Citizens Against Lawsuit Abuse.
One of the left's favorite boogie men are the Big Box Chain Stores like Walmart. Even though they provide low income citizens with good low cost products, employee millions of Americans, pay well including healthcare benefits.
Unlike Obama's favorite multinational -- GE, which pays zero federal income taxes, Walmart paid over 32% of their income in taxes; in fact they paid over $7 billion last year!
According to the Seattle Times:
Nearly every national chain is under legal attack in California for failing to provide "suitable seating" for cashiers and other employees who are expected to spend most of their work day on their feet.
Enterprising trial attorneys by the dozen are using an obscure California labor law requiring retailers such as such as Wal-Mart, Home Depot and Target to have enough seats on hand for their workers.