CAL Employee Rights Admin Archive

Tips & Gratuities

Labor Code Section 351 prohibits employers and their agents from sharing in or keeping any portion of a gratuity left for or given to one or

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Vacation & Holidays

There is no legal requirement in California that an employer provide its employees with either paid or unpaid vacation time. However, if an employer does have

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Overtime Pay

The federal government as well as California law limit the number of hours you can work before you are owed overtime pay. For example, in California,

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Minimum Wages

The price of living in California is well above the United States average—according to USA Today, housing alone costs 76.7% more in California than in the rest

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Meal Breaks

California provides employees expansive meal break rights, and employers often fail to provide their employees all these rights. In California, an employer may not employ an

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Rest Breaks

Like meal breaks, California provides employees expansive rights to rest breaks. Employers of California employees covered by the rest period provisions of the Industrial Welfare Commission

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