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Seyfarth Synopsis: In what many employers will see as a “break” from workplace reality, the Supreme Court, in Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc., announced that certain “on call” rest periods do not comply with the California Labor Code and Wage Orders. As previously reported on our California Peculiarities Employment Law Blog,
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What is at stake for employers if their employees miss a meal break and a rest break in the same workday?  Labor Code Section 226.7 provides a remedy for employees who miss their meal and/or rest breaks: “one hour of additional pay…for each workday that the meal or rest period is not provided.”  However, few have

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