EMPLOYMENT LAW: CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT CASES
Written by Kathleen A. Brewer*
The California Supreme Court resolved two key issues on the employment law front in 2022. This article analyzes Lawson v. PPG Architectural Finishes, Inc.,1 involving whistleblower protection, and Naranjo v. Spectrum Security Services, Inc.,2 concerning meal and rest break premium pay, with a focus on the decisions’ practical consequences and the changes they may portend.
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