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Meal break lawsuit could affect California restaurants

Class-action lawsuit Brinker v. Superior Court alleges that the company denied workers meal breaks

The California Supreme Court is expected to rule in mid April on a landmark case about meal and rest breaks that could have a significant impact on all employers in the state.

Restaurant operators across the country who operate in California hope the long-awaited ruling, which is expected by April 12, will clarify what many see as ambiguous state laws regarding meal and rest breaks.

“For more than a decade, California employers have been left to guess what their

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