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My partner started work at 7am yesterday morning, at 8:30pm his manager left telling the rest of the staff to leave & leave my partner to it. If he had stayed to complete all the jobs he would not have finished work until 11pm - as he was too tired he finished at 9:30pm. He is now worried that he'll be disciplined because he did not finish all the jobs - can this happen? He had already worked a 14.5 hour shift - surely this isn't legal?

Asked By: kirstin f - 4/22/2009
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Ive worked a 20 hour shift before without any breaks... More
Answered By: WooAne - 4/22/2009
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I have been working and had to work 24 hour shifts... More
Answered By: binksbailey2000 - 4/22/2009
 
According to Ohio State Laws, 16hours is allowed in one work day with 4-15min breaks, and 2-30min breaks. Must all be taken separately. Anything after that is against the law. If your partner would have had an accident because he was tired, he could have filed workmens comp. because it would have been job related... More
Answered By: DETA MARIE - 4/22/2009
 
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