California Supreme Court: guards entitled to pay for all on-call hours at worksite

In a victory for workers, last week the California Supreme Court held that when a security guard is required to be at his or her worksite on call, the worker is entitled to be compensated, no matter what percent of the time on call is spent actually responding to disturbances. As discussed in this L.A. Times article about the ruling, this unanimous decision could have implications for additional types of workers as well, such as domestic workers.

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