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Can they make me work more hours?
ANSWER: Normally yes. As long as they pay you properly for the actual hours worked since you are an hourly employee, they can schedule you for additional hours.
Also during a week with a holiday in it, we are paid 36 regular hours and 9 holiday hours even if we work the full 45 hours a week, is this legal?
ANSWER: If you only worked 36 hours, this would normally be legal yes.
During some weeks we are allocated 218 hrs a week to run the entire store, 45 of these hours are for the front store manager, there is no way that any closing or opening manager would ever be allowed a 30 minute uninterupted lunch or even breaks, is this legal?
ANSWER: No. Employees must normally be provided a minimum 30 minute break period if they work a shift of more than 5 hours.
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