In the recently decided case of Valles v. Ivy Hill Corporation, two union employees sued their employer for not providing meal and rest periods in accordance with California law. The collective bargaining agreement between the union and the employer provided that employees would be provided off-duty meal periods; and, that if they were required to work during their meal period they would be paid time and one half. The employer often required the employees to work through their meal periods, but paid them only regular time.
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