FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
IR #07-37
August 8, 2007

CONTACT:
Kate McGuire
(415) 703-5050


Labor commissioner holds public forum on meal and rest period issues

Who

The California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE).

What

A public forum to provide workers and employers an opportunity to meet with California Labor Commissioner Angela Bradstreet and express their views and opinions regarding the new meal and rest period enforcement practices.

When

August 9, 2007, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

Where

CSUN University Student Union
Northridge Room
California State University, Northridge
18111 Nordhoff St.
Northridge, Ca. 91330

Why

DLSE is holding the forum to give members of the public—both workers and employers--an opportunity to share with newly appointed State Labor Commissioner Angela Bradstreet their concerns regarding the recent changes to the meal and rest period enforcement practices required by legislation and court decisions, and how these impact their daily work-lives.

All members of the public are invited to speak.  Additionally, the Office of the Labor Commissioner is accepting written comments by close of business Friday, August 31, 2007. Please send written comments to:

Chief Counsel
Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
P.O. Box 420603
San Francisco, Ca. 94142

For more information, please visit: www.dir.ca.gov.

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