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Category: California Employment Law
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My Manager is working her employees a full 8 hours with only

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My Manager is working her employees a full 8 hours with only a 15 minute break and when we work 5 hours we get no breaks and she says it's because it's Sunday. Is this legal?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: California Employment Law
Expert:  Tina replied 5 years ago.
Hello and welcome,

No. CA employers are normally required to provide employees with at least a 30 minute lunch if they work a minimum of 5 hours. Sundays are not excluded in the law typically.

Here is a link that sets out the requirements for lunch periods:

Here is a link that sets out the requirements for additional break periods:

As set forth in the links, you are typically entitled to compensation for each violation of the law and if the employer does not compensate you, file a complaint with the state labor board.

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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
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