Food for Litigation: Companies Sued for Failing to Provide Meal Breaks

California has been at the center of a hot issue in employment litigation: the extent to which companies have a legal duty to provide meal breaks for their employees.

Under California law, companies cannot pressure employees to skip meal breaks nor can employers establish a work environment that discourages or prevents employees from taking meal breaks, according to this post from the Wage & Hour Defense Blog.  Companies, however, are not required to ensure that employees actually take meal breaks, according to the blog.

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