Is it illegal for your job not to allow a 15min break every 4 hours and a lunch break?
My job doesn't allow us to take a 15min break every 4 hours and were also not allowed to have a lunch break. Is that illegal? I work at a tanning salon. I'm 17 and work 9 hour shifts with no breaks.
Asked By: x0x - 4/2/2008
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Don't quit like someone above seriously suggested. That's the most insanley stupid answer I have seen so far on this site. Jobs are hard to come by, so if you quit, someone else would HAPPILY take your place. Keep that in mind when talking with your boss... More
Answered By: bill b - 4/2/2008
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I believe you are allowed 10 minutes every 4 hours and must have a 1/2 hour lunch break after 5 hours.
Answered By: elenanita - 4/2/2008
yes that is definatley illegal if it isnt it should be u should quit if thats wots happening at ur job ope this helps or maybe u should tell ur boss u arnt happy with the he iz treating u!! hope i helped i really do :D
Answered By: iM No BoDY ElsEZ - 4/2/2008
Depends on what type job.
Answered By: Jeanie - 4/2/2008
IT IS IN THE UK, FIND ANOTHER JOB
Answered By: yo - 4/2/2008
depends on what your job is I work for a motel doing front desk 3rd shift and we dont get breaks per say, my husband is a deisel mechanic works any where from 10 - 16 hrs a day and he doesnt get breaks either except when he slows down long enough to take ne to eat or go to restroom. about the only places that do those... More
Answered By: lilchevy406 - 4/2/2008
actually no if your 15 or 14 or younger than that its required but if your not younger than that then it is not required well in north carolina it isnt.
Answered By: sexy_girl - 4/2/2008
Keep voting for republicans, and it will only get worse.
Answered By: Steve U - 4/2/2008
I don't know, now get back to work.
Answered By: Val - 4/3/2008
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