Calif.’s Oracle Case Spurs Cos. To Offer More Than Just OT

Law360, San Diego (June 4, 2013, 10:33 PM EDT) -- Nearly two years after the California Supreme Court held in a proposed class action against Oracle Corp. that out-of-state residents temporarily working in the Golden State can recover unpaid overtime under California law, some employers have begun providing visiting workers with meal and rest breaks and other state labor code perks in a bid to preempt suits aimed at extending the scope of the Oracle ruling, lawyers say.

On June 30, 2011, the state’s high court found that extending California’s overtime protections to all employees in...
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