Tag: meal breaks

Question: Can California nonexempt employees waive lunch breaks? What are the requirements for the two rest breaks for an 8-hour shift? Answer: In California, if employees work more than 6 hours in a workday, they may not waive their meal period. According to the California Labor Code, an employer may not employ an employee for a…

Question: Are there any risks when a non-exempt employee doesn’t clock out before leaving the premises for lunch, then clocks in when he returns? Answer: There are some possible risks.  Essentially, by not clocking out when leaving for lunch, it gives the appearance that the employee is still “on company time”. Should that employee become…