Calif. Appeals Court Tosses Prison Guards’ OT Claim

Law360, New York (November 3, 2010, 1:57 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court has tossed a claim from the state’s prison workers union that its members have been forced to put in unpaid overtime for the past three years while they’ve been working under a state-imposed provisional contract.

Friday’s ruling from the First District Court of Appeal of the State of California rejected the prison guards’ argument that California law barred the state from making them work more than eight hours a day or 40 hours a week once their last negotiated contract expired in...
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