New law puts California operators in labor bind

New law puts California operators in labor bind

Restaurants in the state are now liable for wage-related problems involving parking valets, security guards and other outside contractors. Will other states follow suit? • See more H.R./Legal articles

Effective this year, California restaurants, bars, hotels and other businesses that bring in workers through other companies–such as outside valet parking, security, landscape maintenance and temp firms–will be liable to the workers whenever their actual employer (the parking company, for example) fails to pay them overtime, provide meal or rest breaks, pay them on time when they’re fired or quit, or violates other wage-related requirements. In short, the new law, California Labor Code se

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