if i am scheduled to work only 4 hours in my work day, is my employer allowed to send me to a 30 minute unpaid lunch?

if i am scheduled to work only 4 hours in my work day, is my employer allowed to
send me to a 30 minute unpaid lunch?

Asked on March 3, 2018 under Employment Labor Law, California

Answers:

SJZ, Member, New York Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 2 years ago | Contributor

The 10-minute break is the minimum they must provide. There is no restriction on them providing or requiring a longer, unpaid lunch break in addition. So your employer may do this, such as if your shift or work falls across when they normally provide lunch.


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