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Brinker

How To Comply With Brinker?

By Blog, Employment Law

…little attention so far has been given what is perhaps the most important question for California employers: What is required, practically, to comply with the mandate that an employer “… relieves its employees of all duty, relinquishes control over their activities and permits them a reasonable opportunity to take an uninterrupted 30-minute break, and does not impede or discourage them from doing so.”

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Meal Periods and Rest Breaks, Again

By Blog, Employment Law

Another California Court of Appeal has concluded that while employers must provide employees with meal and rest breaks, they do not need to ensure that employees actually take them. In the Lamps Plus Overtime Cases, the court denied class certification and, more importantly for this discussion, ruled against the plaintiffs’ on the merits of their claims.

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