If your Modesto employer has failed to comply with these vital workplace protections, the law is on your side. While some breaks may be waived by mutual consent, they cannot be revoked by an employer without your approval.
In most circumstances, Modesto law stipulates that hourly employees cannot work for more than five hours per day without being provided with at least one uninterrupted meal break of at least 30-minutes’ duration.
Though there are exceptions, these meal breaks generally need to conform to certain basic requirements, including:
In addition to meal breaks, Modesto employees must be authorized and permitted to take rest breaks, which accrue at a rate of ten consecutive minutes for each four-hour work period. When problems arise concerning rest periods, you could be entitled to compensation.
Like meal breaks, these rest breaks must meet certain basic requirements, including:
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Legal cases can be lengthy, complicated, and confusing. We understand how difficult it is for an individual to navigate the California courts and legal system to redress violations faced at work. That’s why our experienced Modesto missed meal and rest breaks lawyers will be your partners so you don’t have to take on the system all by yourself. We take the time to understand your predicament, do the legwork to investigate your employer, gather all the necessary information, and advocate for you tirelessly.
If you believe someone has violated your individual rights or the rights of a group of people in your community, we can help you find the right course of action. Our team of Modesto meal and rest breaks lawyers will help you understand your rights and take action. At Matern Law Group, we believe in neighbors helping neighbors. Let us put our legal knowledge and experience to work on your behalf.
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