Failure to Authorize and Permit Rest Periods

Matern Law Group wage and hour attorneys have helped many employees whose rest period rights have been violated.

Under California law, an employee must be authorized and permitted to take a rest period that is at the minimum rate of a net ten consecutive minutes for each four hour work period. The rest period must, as far as possible, be taken in the middle of the work period. Where an employee works for a total of less than three-and-a-half hours in a day, then a rest period is not required.

There are other basic and more specific requirements, as well as exceptions, for rest period.

If you feel your rest period employee rights have been violated, please Contact Us to discuss your possible remedies.




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