Hope You're Sitting Down for This: The Latest in California Class Claims


California employers, beware! There is a little-known provision in the California wage orders which appears to be based on a conversation between George Costanza and Jerry Seinfeld on an episode of Seinfeld.

GEORGE: Let me ask you something. When you go into a store, does it bother you that they make the security guard just stand there all day?


GEORGE: See, didn't bother Susan either. That's why I'm different. I can sense the slightest human suffering.

JERRY: Are you sensing anything right now?

GEORGE: Let me just say this. It is inhumane to make a man stand on his feet, in one spot for eight hours a day. Why shouldn't he have a chair?

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