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When is a Rest Period Really NOT a Rest Period? The California Supreme Court creates new rest break liability for employers

Jan 18, 2017

The California Supreme Court issued a new ruling just in time to ruin the holidays for employers who thought they were handling rest breaks properly. On December 22, 2016, in Augustus et. al v. ABM Security Services, Inc. ("ABM"), the Court held that if an employer requires employees to remain on-call or on standby during their 10-minute rest break, even if the employees are not interrupted during the break, it is not a valid rest break at all. (Read More)

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