Mid-Wilshire Meal and Rest Break Lawyer

California law requires employers to provide a 30 minute off-duty meal period break to non-exempt employees who work more than five hours in a day.  The employee must be completely relieved of all duties during this break and outside the employer’s control. 

California employers must also provide a 10 minute rest break for every four hours an employee works.  The rest break must be as close to the middle of the four hour period as possible.

An employer must pay a penalty of one hour’s wages for each meal period or rest break the employer causes an employee to miss.  In addition, the employer may owe the employee additional wages and overtime for the time the employee worked during his or her meal period break.

The Law Offices of G. Samuel Cleaver works to protect the rights of employees to receive meal periods and rest breaks.  Contact the Law Offices of G. Samuel Cleaver by email or by phone at 323-648-6676 for a free consultation. 

The Law Offices of G. Samuel Cleaver, provides legal services throughout California, including the cities of Los Angeles (L.A.), Glendale, Santa Monica, Burbank, Anaheim, Costa Mesa, and Irvine; Los Angeles County, Orange County, Riverside County, San Bernardino County, San Diego County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, Kern County and Fresno County; and the Inland Empire.

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