Are there are any “predictive scheduling” requirements under California law? Can California employers change schedules for employees without notice? These are some of the questions I’ve dealt with lately about scheduling requirements in California. This Friday’s Five reviews five issues California employers should understand about regulations pertaining to setting and changing schedules under California law:
Southern California restaurant hit with $4.57 million citation by Labor Commissioner
Cheesecake Factory restaurants in Southern California were cited for $4.57 million for wage and hour violations and penalties by the Labor Commissioner earlier this week. What may come as a surprise to many is that the citation was based on alleged wage violations for employees of contractors hired by Cheesecake Factory, not its own employees. …
What is a Split Shift?
By Anthony Zaller on
A split shift is defined in the California IWC Wage Orders as:
…a work schedule, which is interrupted by non-paid non-working periods established by the employer, other than bona fide rest or meal periods.
See Cal. Code Regs., tit. 8, § 11040, subd. 2(Q). If the employee works two shifts separated by more than a…