• California Court Of Appeal Decision Could Signal the Beginning of the End of Meal and Rest Break Class Actions
  • August 9, 2008 | Authors: Michael S. Kun; Kathryn T. McGuigan
  • Law Firm: Epstein Becker & Green, P.C. - Los Angeles Office
  • In a significant victory for California employers, the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District issued its much anticipated published opinion in Brinker Restaurant Corp. v. Superior Court (July 22, 2008), Case No. D049331, reversing the trial court's order certifying a class in a wage-and-hour action for alleged meal and rest break violations and unpaid off-the-clock work.