California Employment Law Update

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Firefighters Are Not Entitled To Overtime For Time Spent Taking Gear To Temporary Duty Stations

Balestrieri v. Menlo Park Fire Prot. Dist., 800 F.3d 1094 (9th Cir. 2015) Firefighters and emergency medical personnel sued the Menlo Park Fire Protection District, claiming that two of the district’s policies violate the Fair Labor Standards Act (“FLSA”). In their first claim, the employees claimed they were entitled to overtime for taking their gear … Continue Reading

Employer Improperly Failed To Pay Employees For Time Spent “Donning and Doffing” Uniforms

Ballaris v. Wacker Siltronic Corp., 370 F.3d 901 (9th Cir. 2004) Plaintiff-employees worked in Wacker’s cleanrooms where silicon wafers were manufactured. All employees who work in the cleanrooms must wear gowns to help maintain the clean environment. Ballaris alleged in this FLSA class-action lawsuit that Wacker had a policy or practice of failing to pay … Continue Reading

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