California appellate court assesses penalty for denied meal breaks Friday, February 18, 2011
San Francisco Chronicle: California’s Second District Court of Appeal has ruled employers must pay two hours’ wages as compensation for each day their employees are denied legally-required meal and rest breaks. Bob Egelko reports the court, in a unanimous ruling, found the applicable state law was unclear as to the exact penalty but “should be read in light of its purpose of protecting employees.”
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