Calif.'s 10-Hour Workday Bill Fails In Committee

Law360, Los Angeles (January 9, 2014, 5:13 PM EST) -- A bill that would allow employers to voluntarily launch the so-called alternative workweek, which allows employees to work 10-hour days for four days a week, failed in a California Assembly committee vote Wednesday.

California’s Assembly Committee on Labor and Employment rejected the Republican-sponsored bill that promised employers the ability to negotiate the four-day workweeks in the first legislative hearing of the year, with Democrats ultimately deciding the policy could lead to worker intimidation and the breakdown of the traditional eight-hour day.

The bill failed in a...
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