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IN THE STATE OF NY IF A PERSON WORK A 8 SHIFT , DOES NOT GET A LUNCH(30) MINUTE LUNCH BECAUSE STAFF SHORTAGE AND EMPLOYER DOES NOT GIVE 15 MINUTE BREAK, GET MANDATED FOR ANOTHER 8 HOURS STILL WITH NO … read more
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