Q: What is the law (if any) on lunch breaks or any breaks at all during long shifts exceeding 8-10 hours.
I work for a company called "Painted Tree". It became clear to me after my first day that they do not give you a lunch break, or any breaks at all (aside from the manager telling me when i started that I can grab a water or a piece of candy if i need it). What's really difficult is going 8,9,10 hours with no lunch or break, especially for my older co-workers. Are there any other laws for workers pertaining to lunches after a given number of hours worked? I know in Texas employers are not required to provide breaks, but could there be stipulations on situations like the one described above? Thank you for your time in answering my question.
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