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Hi I have a question in regards ***** ***** hours at my place of employment

Lawyer's Assistant: Have you documented this or discussed it with HR?

The issue is that I have never been able to take a lunch since I started last May and I work 12+ hours a day most the time and HR a part of this company is not on the employee side

Lawyer's Assistant: Is the employment agreement "at will," union, full time or part time?

Full-time

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Nebraska
Do you work in an assembly plant, workshop, or mechanical establishment?
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I really can’t afford to pay much more money I didn’t realize that this wasn’t a free service
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I Work in a retail location
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Okay thank you Is there a way I can postpone this chat for half an hour until I’m finished with a job interview
Thank you for the additional information. I am sorry to hear of your dilemma. I realize how frustrating this is for you and I hope to provide you information which is accurate and useful, even though it may not be the news you were hoping to get. I just ask that you not shoot the messenger.
Unfortunately, federal law does not require employers to offer break time for lunch or any other purpose.In Nebraska, employers who operate an assembly plans, workshops, or mechanical establishments must allow employees who work at least eight hour shifts to take 30 minutes off to eat. No law requires employers in other industries, including retail, to provide meal breaks, however.
Nebraska does not require employers to provide rest breaks, paid or unpaid.
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