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Now We Know: California Law Prohibits On-Duty and On-Call Rest Breaks

Deborah Crandall Saxe, Esq.
Deborah Crandall Saxe, Esq.
JAMS Mediator, Arbitrator and Referee/Special Master

Published March 1, 2017

In December, the California Supreme Court issued a long-awaited decision answering the question of whether or not California law permits on-duty or on-call rest periods for non-exempt employees. See Augustus v. ABM Security Services, Inc. This decision is important for all businesses that employ non-exempt employees in California.

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