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My employer has changed work schedules and now requires employees

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My employer has changed work schedules and now requires employees to take 30 minute non-paid lunch break, forcing the employees to work a 5.5 hour day, while only paying the employees for 5 hours. Legal? Thank you
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: California Employment Law
Expert:  Tina replied 5 years ago.
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If the employee is not required to work during their lunch break and may use the time as their own personal time, this is typically legal under CA law, yes.

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