LAW REQUIRES MR. AHMAD TO ALLOW YOU TO TAKE AN UNINTERRUPTED AND PAID TEN MINUTE BREAK WHEN YOU WORK MORE THAN 3.5 HOURS IN
A SHIFT. YOU GET A SECOND BREAK IF YOU WORK MORE THAN 6 HOURS, AND A THIRD BREAK IF YOU WORK MORE THAN 10 HOURS.
REST PERIOD: (A) Every employer shall authorize and permit all employees to take rest periods, which insofar
as practicable shall be in the middle of each work period. The authorized rest period time shall be based on the total hours
worked daily at the rate of ten (10) minutes net rest time per four (4) hours or major fraction thereof. However, a rest period
need not be authorized for employees whose total daily work time is less than three and one-half (3 ½) hours. Authorized
rest period time shall be counted as hours worked for which there shall be no deduction from wages.
(B) If an employer
fails to provide an employee a rest period in accordance with the applicable provisions of this Order, the employer shall
pay the employee one (1) hour of pay at the employee's regular rate of compensation for each work day that the rest period
is not provided.
REQUIRES MR. AHMAD TO PROVIDE A THIRTY MINUTE UNINTERRUPTED MEAL BREAK WHEN YOU WORK MORE THAN 5 HOURS IN A SHIFT. THEY CANNOT
ASK YOU TO WAIVE THIS RIGHT, ALTHOUGH YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO WAIVE THE BREAK IF YOU WORK NO MORE THAN 6 HOURS IN YOUR SHIFT.
MEAL PERIOD: (A) No employer shall employ any person for a work period of more than
five (5) hours without a meal period of not less than thirty (30) minutes, except that when a work period of not more than
six (6) hours will complete the day's work the meal period may be waived by mutual consent of the employer and employee. Unless
the employee is relieved of all duty during a thirty (30) minute meal period, the meal period shall be considered an "on
duty" meal period and counted as time worked. An "on duty" meal period shall be permitted only when the nature
of the work prevents an employee from being relieved of all duty and when by written agreement between the parties an on-the-job
paid meal period is agreed to. The written agreement shall state that the employee may, in writing, revoke the agreement at
(B) If an employer fails to provide an employee a meal period in accordance with the applicable provisions
of this Order, the employer shall pay the employee one (1) hour of pay at the employee's regular rate of compensation for
each work day that the meal period is not provided.
REQUIRES MR. AHMAD TO ALLOW PAY YOU 1 AND 1/2 TIMES YOUR REGULAR RATE OF PAY FOR EACH SHIFT YOU WORK IN EXCESS OF 8 HOURS
IN A GIVEN DAY OR 40 HOURS IN A GIVEN WEEK.
OVERTIME: LC 510. (a) Eight hours of
labor constitutes a day's work. Any work in excess of eight hours in one workday and any work in excess of 40 hours in any
one workweek and the first eight hours worked on the seventh day of work in any one workweek shall be compensated at the rate
of no less than one and one-half times the regular rate of pay for an employee. Any work in excess of 12 hours in one day
shall be compensated at the rate of no less than twice the regular rate of pay for an employee. In addition, any work in excess
of eight hours on any seventh day of a workweek shall be compensated at the rate of no less than twice the regular rate of
pay of an employee.
CALIFORNIA LAW REQUIRES MR. AHMAD TO PROVIDE AND
MAINTAIN REQUIRED UNIFORMS AT NO COST TO HIS IHOP EMPLOYEES.
REIMBURSE EXPENSES: (A) When
uniforms are required by the employer to be worn by the employee as a condition of employment, such uniforms shall be provided
and maintained by the employer. The term "uniform" includes wearing apparel and accessories of distinctive design
(B) When tools or equipment are required by the employer or are necessary to the performance of a job,
such tools and equipment shall be provided and maintained by the employer...
LAW REQUIRES MR. AHMAD TO PAY HIS EMPLOYEES ALL OF THEIR EARNED WAGES ON THE DAY THEY ARE DISCHARGED OR, IF THE EMPLOYEE QUITS,
WITHIN 72 HOURS.
LAST PAYCHECK: LC 201. (a) If an employer discharges an employee,
the wages earned and unpaid at the time of discharge are due and payable immediately.
LC 202. (a) If an employee
not having a written contract for a definite period quits his or her employment, his or her wages shall become due and payable
not later than 72 hours thereafter, unless the employee has given 72 hours previous notice of his or her intention to quit,
in which case the employee is entitled to his or her wages at the time of quitting.
LC 203. If an employer willfully
fails to pay, without abatement or reduction, in accordance with Sections 201, 201.5, 202, and 205.5, any wages of an employee
who is discharged or who quits, the wages of the employee shall continue as a penalty from the due date thereof at the same
rate until paid or until an action therefor is commenced; but the wages shall not continue for more than 30 days. (Source:
CALIFORNIA LAW REQUIRES
MR. AHMAD TO PROVIDE HIS EMPLOYEES ACCURATE WAGES STATEMENTS WHICH PROVIDE THE STATUTORILY REQUIRED INFORMATION.
WAGE STATEMENT: LC 226. (a) Every employer shall, semimonthly or at the time of each
payment of wages, furnish each of his or her employees, either as a detachable part of the check, draft, or voucher paying
the employee's wages, or separately when wages are paid by personal check or cash, an accurate itemized statement in writing
showing (1) gross wages earned, (2) total hours worked by the employee, except for any employee whose compensation is solely
based on a salary and who is exempt from payment of overtime under subdivision (a) of Section 515 or any applicable order
of the Industrial Welfare Commission ... (4) all deductions, provided that all deductions made on written orders of the
employee may be aggregated and shown as one item, (5) net wages earned, (6) the inclusive dates of the period for which the
employee is paid, (7) the name of the employee... and (9) all applicable hourly rates in effect during the pay period and
the corresponding number of hours worked at each hourly rate by the employee. The deductions made from payments of wages shall
be recorded in ink or other indelible form, properly dated, showing the month, day, and year, and a copy of the statement
or a record of the deductions shall be kept on file by the employer for at least three years at the place of employment or
at a central location within the State of California.
(e) An employee suffering injury as a result of a knowing and intentional failure by an employer to comply with subdivision
(a) is entitled to recover the greater of all actual damages or fifty dollars ($50) for the initial pay period in which
a violation occurs and one hundred dollars ($100) per employee for each violation in a subsequent pay period, not exceeding
an aggregate penalty of four thousand dollars ($4,000), and is entitled to an award of costs and reasonable attorney's
* All citations refer to the California Labor Code unless