California Work Breaks Lawsuits

October 22, 2015

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
California workers who weren't given proper meal and rest breaks.
What's Going On?
A number of companies in California have been sued for breaking California work break laws.
What Breaks Should I Receive?
You should receive a 30-minute meal break after working five hours and then again after working ten hours. If you aren't given a meal break, your employer owes you one hour of pay per workday. You're also entitled to a paid 10-minute rest break for every four hours worked.
What You Can Do:
If you suspect your employer is breaking the law when it comes to meal and rest breaks, get in touch with us today by filling out the form on this page. You may be able to file a claim for back wages.
Can I Get Fired?
Both California and federal law make it illegal for employers to retaliate against employees who exercise their legal rights.