Posts Tagged ‘rest period’

New Law Provides Extremely Narrow Exception to California Rest Break Rules for Petroleum Facilities

Tis the season for new California laws, and yesterday Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill allowing an extremely limited exception for required rest breaks in the petroleum industry.  Nearly all nonexempt employees in California are entitled to duty-free, ten-minute rest breaks, but Assembly Bill 2605 allows certain union employees working in safety sensitive positions in […]

21 Sep 18 - Meal and Rest Break - Ellen Savage, J.D. - No CommentsRead More »

Jury Awards Taco Bell Workers Nearly a Half a Million in Meal and Rest Pay

A federal jury recently awarded Taco Bell workers approximately $496,000 in a class action case that alleged meal and rest period violations. The company ended up in court because of problems with its policy on meal breaks and rest periods. Although the award was probably not everything the workers were looking for, the case demonstrates […]

14 Mar 16 - Employee Handbook, Meal and Rest Break - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »