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California High Court Finds Workers Responsible For Taking Breaks

The California Supreme Court has said employers are under no obligation to ensure that workers take legally mandated lunch and rest breaks.


A waitress offers beverages for sale. (JUAN MABROMATA(Juan Marbromata/AFP/Getty Images)

California High Court Hears Arguments Over Worker Breaks

In a case that could affect hundreds of thousands of workers statewide, the California Supreme Court heard arguments in San Francisco Tuesday on requirements for employee meal breaks.