Thu, Apr 12, 2012 -- 11:04 AM
Employers Not Required to Verify Workers' Breaks ... $1 Billion Sought to Protect Bay Area From Rising Seas
Employers Not Required to Verify Workers' Breaks
In a ruling that will impact employers statewide, the California Supreme Court today said that employers are not required to verify whether workers take meal breaks. The case has been closely watched by labor and business groups.
Effort Seeks $1 Billion to Protect Bay Area From Rising Seas
Today, Senator Dianne Feinstein is announcing an effort to find $1 billion to protect parts of the Bay Area from rising sea levels. The public-private partnership would build new levees as well as restore some of the wetlands that have disappeared over the last century.