RESORT EMPLOYEES WIN $2.1 MILLION IN CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT

By Whitehead Employment Law

A luxury resort in Rancho Palos Verdest recently settled a class action lawsuit with hotel workers for $2.1 million. Workers alleged that their employer, Terranea Resort, failed to comply with California Labor Laws regarding compensating employees for all time worked, falsifying time cards, failure to provide rest and meal breaks, failure to pay overtime, and…

An Employee’s Guide To CA Rest And Meal Break Laws

By Whitehead Employment Law

Meal and Rest Breaks– Know Your Rights By Jennifer Santillan, Whitehead Employment Law What is a Rest Break? A rest break is a short, paid period of time allotted to non-exempt employees working over three and a half hours each workday. Under California wage and hour law, employers must allow non-exempt employees to take a paid rest…