Employment Law

Safeway Improper Restriction of Pharmacist Rest Breaks

Is Safeway Illegally Keeping Its Pharmacists from Required Meal and Rest Breaks?

Lieff Cabraser is investigating widespread allegations that Safeway knowingly fails to provide proper off-duty meal and rest breaks for its pharmacists, in deliberate violation of California law. Safeway pharmacists complain that Safeway companywide policy requires pharmacists to remain on duty and responsible for pharmacy operations during “meal and rest breaks” that do not meet the standard of bona fide meal and rest breaks to which they are legally entitled.

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Affected Safeway employees are pharmacists who have worked at a Safeway retail location in California since 2014.

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If you have been employed as a pharmacist at Safeway in California since 2014 and have any concerns about whether you are getting proper and appropriate meal and rest breaks, we encourage you to contact us today at the number above or by using the form below. There is no cost or obligation, and your information will be kept strictly confidential.


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We have learned of numerous complaints about no meal rest break Safeway pharmacist requirements, policies at Safeway store pharmacies requiring pharmacy workers to defer or forgo meal breaks and rest breaks in violation of California law. Lieff Cabraser is committed to preserving the rights of employees across California. Contact us for more information about your rights under the law.