Q: I worked for my employer for 7 years and no scheduled breaks or lunch breaks. Should be compensated ? For shifts 6+hrs
I was told 1000$ for not making us take 15 minute breaks and for not keeping a record of it ? Can I make him pay me 30min for everyday I didn't get a lunch ? If so how how many shifts can I make him pay me for ?
I recommend you check with Oregon Bureau of Labor and Industries.
For regular breaks, you get nothing. BOLI can fine them, but you don't get that money.
For lunches, it depends on if you were paid for that time or not as to if you can get something. Again, BOLI can fine them for it, but you get nothing unless you were not paid for the time.
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