Supreme Court clarifies law on day’s rest for employees

Issue Date: May 24, 2017
By Kevin Hecteman

California law banning employers from causing employees to work more than six days in seven does not apply to those who voluntarily work a seventh consecutive day in a workweek, according to an advisory opinion from the California Supreme Court. The court wrote its advisory opinion in a case called Mendoza v. Nordstrom, which has been closely watched by employer organizations.

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