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May 17, 2012

Employers Don’t Have To Ensure Lunch

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Written by: Jerri Hemsworth
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The California Supreme Court recently ruled that employers are under no obligation to ensure that workers take legally mandated lunch breaks. This case has impact on millions of California workers and thousands of California employers.

Brinker v. Superior Court began as a case more than nine years ago. The class action was brought by restaurant employees who claimed they were denied rest and meal breaks. The California Supreme Court ruled that while employers must still “provide” breaks, they “need not ensure that no work is done during an employee’s meal period.” •

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Jerri Hemsworth
Jerri Hemsworth
Jerri Hemsworth is Founder/CEO and Creative Director of Newman Grace Inc. Established in 1996, Newman Grace demystifies and simplifies marketing by providing great strategies, great creative materials, and doing so in a friendly way that makes clients feel comfortable and cared for. Jerri is an Editor of Southern California Professional. She is an adjunct faculty member of Woodbury University where she teaches Graphic Design. She also sits on the advisory board of directors for Shane's Inspiration (www.shanesinspiration.org), a non-profit organization committed to designing inclusive playgrounds and programs that unite children of all abilities.




 
 

 
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