What Are Your Day of Rest Obligations? California Supreme Court Provides Guidance

May 18, 2017  |  From HRCalifornia Extra

Under California law, employees are entitled to “one day’s rest in seven.” But what, exactly, does that mean?

The California Supreme Court recently answered three questions related to seventh day of work rules. These questions are important for California employers, and, overall, the California Supreme Court’s answers provide helpful guidance on scheduling employees. The court ruled that the day of rest requirement applies to the employer’s defined workweek (Mendoza v. Nordstrom Inc., No. S224661 (2017)).​

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