California law generally requires that employers provide nonexempt employees an uninterrupted, nonworking 30-minute meal period to begin before the end of the fifth hour of work. In a case of first impression, Donahue v. AMN Services, LLC, ___ P.3d ___, 2021 WL 728871 (Cal. 2021) analyzed whether an otherwise-permissible time-rounding system could be used
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The Ninth Circuit Clarifies When California Law Applies to Employees With Remote Workplaces
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In Bernstein v. Virgin America, Inc., ___ F.3d ___, 2021 WL 686281 (9th Cir. 2021), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit affirmed the application of California wage-and-hour laws to employees who worked both within and outside of the state.
Prior case law established that California’s wage-and-hour laws apply to non-California residents…