DLSE will immediately enforce Brinker decision, despite risk

Greatsealcal100Multiple sources are now reporting that the DLSE has already updated its materials to require hearing officers to follow Brinker Restaurant Corporation, et al. v. Hohnbaum, et al (July 22, 2008).  Reporting sources include California Labor & Employment Law Blog, What's New In Employment Law, and Wage Law.  Adding to the general coverage, Storm's California Employment Law blog has a brief but insightful obsevation about the fact that the DLSE's rush to implement pro-employer policies may ultimately harm them.