Tag Archives: enforcement

UPDATES FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS – APRIL 2015

EMPLOYEE REFUSES TO WORK OT BECAUSE OF HIS RELIGION In Copple v. CDC, plaintiff was an employee of the California Department of Corrections who was disciplined after refusing to work overtime.  Plaintiff’s reason for refusing to work overtime was that it interfered with his practice of his religion, Sun Worshiping Atheism.  After being disciplined, plaintiff… Read More »

UPDATES FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS – JUNE 2014

Cal-OSHA regulations require that employees who work outdoors in temperatures exceeding 85 degrees must be given a five minute “heat recovery” break as necessary to protect from overheating.  SB 435 is a new law effective in 2014 that requires one hour of premium pay for an employer’s failure to provide such “heat recovery” periods to… Read More »