REQUIRES PRIVATE-SECTOR EMERGENCY AMBULANCE
EMPLOYEES TO REMAIN ON-CALL DURING WORK BREAKS. ELIMINATES CERTAIN EMPLOYER LIABILITY. INITIATIVE STATUTE.
OFFICIAL TITLE AND SUMMARY
PREPARED BY THE ATTORNEY GENERAL
- Makes labor law entitling hourly employees to
take work breaks for meals and rest, without
being on-call, inapplicable to private-sector
emergency ambulance employees. Regulates
timing of meal breaks for these employees.
- Eliminates employers' liability—in actions
pending on or after October 25, 2017—for
violations of existing law regarding work
breaks. Requires employers to provide training
regarding certain emergency incidents, violence
prevention, and mental health and wellness.
- Requires employers to provide employees certain
SUMMARY OF LEGISLATIVE ANALYST'S ESTIMATE OF NET STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT FISCAL IMPACT:
- Likely fiscal benefit to local governments (in
the form of lower costs and higher revenues),
potentially in the tens of millions of dollars each
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