Items filtered by date: December 2016

California employers must provide employees with a work free, uninterrupted rest period for every 4 hours of work (or major fraction thereof, which is defined as 2 hours), or premium pay[1] is owed to the employee.


Apple has been ordered to pay $2 million dollars for allegedly denying some of its retail workers meal breaks, as required by law in California. Four Apple employees filed the lawsuit in 2011, in San Diego.

The City of Los Angeles has passed an ordinance limiting private employers in Los Angeles from inquiring into a job applicant’s criminal history until a conditional offer of employment has been made to that individual.

Stevens Transport, the largest refrigerated trucking company in Texas and one of the top four largest temperature-controlled carriers in the United States, allegedly violated federal law when it failed or refused to hire a U.S. Air Force veteran as a truck driver because of his bipolar disorder,