Tag: meal and rest breaks

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Register Now for Avoiding Meal, Rest Break Traps Webinar

Meal and rest breaks are among the trickiest aspects of managing a workforce in California. Misunderstandings can be costly — for instance, each workday that…

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Properly Classifying Employees as Exempt, Nonexempt

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law experts Matthew Roberts and Ellen Savage discuss how to properly classify employees as either exempt…

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State Meal/Rest Rules Don’t Apply to Truck Drivers Subject to U.S. Law

I own a trucking company, and my drivers are covered by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations. I know they are not covered by California’s overtime…

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Meal Breaks Generally Depend on Actual Number of Hours Worked

Are meal break requirements determined by the total length of an employee’s shift, or by the number of hours the employee actually works? Meal break…

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Rest Breaks: Ways to Prove Employees Receive Duty-Free Time

Recently, an employee complained to management that they were not receiving rest breaks. Because the breaks are paid, the employees do not clock out for…

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California Meal, Rest Break Laws Don’t Apply to Long-, Short-Haul Truck Drivers

California’s onerous meal and rest break laws don’t apply to truck drivers regulated by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT’s) hours-of-service requirements, as the Ninth…

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Remote Work Reminder: Comply With Wage and Hour Laws, Encourage Keeping a Schedule

As remote work continues to be a way of life for many, it’s important to ensure accurate timekeeping for nonexempt employees and comply with wage…

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Upcoming Webinar Clarifies Often Misunderstood Meal and Rest Break Rules

Is your company following California’s precise meal and rest break requirements? It’s easy to violate the law without realizing it. “Meal breaks have nothing to…

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Posted in COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Exempt/Nonexempt

Wage and Hour Considerations for Remote Workers

How do an employer’s pay obligations differ when an hourly/nonexempt employee is working remotely from home? It’s important to keep in mind that when having…

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Ruling Clarifies Meal, Rest Break Penalties Calculation

On Wednesday, October 9, 2019, the California Court of Appeal issued a long-awaited clarification of California’s meal and rest break penalty provision (Ferra v. Loews Hollywood…