California law contains many provisions about the hours that employees can work, including meal and rest periods. The law also specifies when break time must be paid and when it can be unpaid. If you fail to comply with these laws, you will be subject to penalties. These penalties can increase your compensation costs for nonexempt employees by as much as 20 percent.
Some local governments also impose scheduling requirements.
Read about 2017 legislation and a 2017 court case..