Meal And Rest Breaks

You Deserve Compensation For Missed Meal And Rest Breaks

Under state and federal law, you are legally entitled to take meal and rest breaks at work. In fact, California law goes beyond federal wage and hour laws and requires employers to allow workers to take meal and rest breaks if they have worked a certain amount of time. Namely, non-exempt hourly employees generally have the right to receive:

Rosen Marsili Rapp LLP is a Los Angeles employment law firm that handles all manner of wage and hour disputes, including lawsuits involving failure to provide the meal and rest breaks required by law. Our attorneys bring decades of collective experience to the practice of labor and employment law, and our law firm focuses exclusively on representing employees and unions to protect workers’ rights.

Meal And Rest Break Violation Examples

Sometimes it can be difficult to determine whether your meal and rest break rights have been violated. With that caution in mind, the following are some examples of how an employer might violate employees’ rights regarding meal periods and rest breaks: