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California Supreme Court Demands Strict Meal Period Compliance and Prohibits Rounding for Meal Periods

Mar 02, 2021

On Thursday, February 25, 2021, the California Supreme Court issued a long-awaited ruling addressing legal standards for meal period violations in Donohue v. AMN Services, LLC.1  In its opinion, the court required strict compliance for providing meal periods, and specifically condemned the practice of rounding to the nearest time increment for meal periods.  The court also clarified that a rebuttable presumption of liability applies when time records show shortened, delayed, or missed meal periods. (Read More)

Article By: Robert Blumberg and Clinton A. Ford, Jr. Littler

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