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 mental-health services. 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 year.
Popular Vote Results
Y:7181116; A:59.6; N:4861831; B:40.4
Code Sections Affected
ADAM DOUGHERTY, MD, MPH, Emergency Physician, CAROL MEYER, RN, Former Director, Los Angeles County Emergency Medical Services Agency, JAISON CHAND, Licensed Paramedic
Requires Private-Sector Emergency Ambulance Employees to Remain On-Call During Work Breaks.
Eliminates Certain Employer Liability. Initiative Statute. California Proposition 11 (2018).