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Give Me a Break! But Can You Make Me Take One?

August 15, 2018

Via: FindLaw

You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink. Similarly, you can give an employee a break, but you can’t make her take it.

According to the federal Fair Labor and Standards Act (FLSA), employers are not required to give employees lunch breaks at all. State laws differ, and there should be mention of breaks in a company handbook. But how about going the other way?

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