Break Rulings Mark 'Cautious Victory' For Employers

Law360, New York (July 31, 2008, 12:00 AM ET) -- Two recent California court decisions have provided a new buffer against the onslaught of class actions alleging meal and rest period violations, but employers should view the long-term impact of these rulings with cautious optimism, labor and employment lawyers say.

The first boost to employers came July 22, when the California Court of Appeal for the Fourth Appellate District overturned class certification in a wage-and-hour suit against Brinker International Inc., the owner of Chili's Grill & Bar, saying that the company only had to provide employees...
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