On April 12, 2012, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in the long awaited Brinker v. Superior Court matter. The Court’s opinion articulated guidelines explaining to employers how to properly comply with California’s meal and rest period requirements.
California’s Wage Theft Prevention Act of 2011 (WTPA), which takes effect January 1, 2012, adds new record-keeping requirements for employers. The Act adds a new section to the California Labor Code that is similar to a law recently passed in New York. The WTPA requires employers to provide written notice to employees at the time […]