Monthly Archives: April 2012

California Supreme Court Issues Seminal Decision on Meal and Rest Breaks

After a long wait, the California Supreme Court finally issued its much-anticipated ruling in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Ct., 53 Cal. 4th 1004 (2012), resolving several unanswered questions regarding employers’ obligations with respect to employee meal and rest breaks. … Continue reading

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Muslim Pakistani Employee’s Religious and National Origin Harassment Claims Allowed to Proceed to Trial

In Rehmani v. Superior Ct., 204 Cal. App. 4th 945 (2012), the California Court of Appeal overturned the trial court’s order granting summary adjudication to the plaintiff’s former employer, Ericsson, Inc., concluding that triable issues of fact existed as to the … Continue reading

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