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    Bronte Mehdian counsels clients on labor and employment matters such as how to avoid exposure to employment litigation and to properly investigate employee grievances. Her employment law practice involves the defense of ...

California Court of Appeal Increases Potential Employer Exposure by Allowing Recovery of Attorney’s Fees in Meal and Rest Break Actions

On September 12, 2022, the California Court of Appeal, Second District, held that employees are entitled to recover attorney’s fees and costs stemming from a claim for failure to provide uninterrupted rest periods. Betancourt v. OS Restaurant Services, LLC, Case No. B293625 (Cal. Ct. App 2022). In her complaint, plaintiff Raquel Betancourt also alleged that she was retaliated against and wrongfully terminated for reporting these repeated rest break and food safety violations.

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