Monthly Archives: October 2013

Employer Held Liable for Employee’s Car Accident During After-Work Trip for Frozen Yogurt and Yoga

In Moradi v. Marsh United States (Sept. 2013), the Second District of the California Court of Appeal considered whether an employer was liable for a car accident involving its employee who was on her way home from work and stopped … Continue reading

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California Governor Extends Meal and Rest Break Penalties to Missed “Recovery Periods” Taken By Outdoor Workers

With narrow exceptions, existing California law requires employers to make available to hourly workers meal and rest breaks throughout the workday.  Employers who prevent hourly employees from taking legally compliant meal and rest breaks must pay a penalty of one … Continue reading

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California Makes Overtime Available to Nannies and Other Household Help

In Labor Code Sections 1450-1454, Governor Jerry Brown has enacted a new “Domestic Worker Bill of Rights,” which prohibit a “domestic work employee who is a personal attendant” from working more than nine hours in a workday or more than … Continue reading

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