Q: Hrs of overtime are being taken for lunch hrs ..
How is it our overtime is taken for lunch hrs when regular hrs could be the source of deduction for lunch.
A: If your lunch break lasts 30 minutes or longer, and if you do not perform any job duties during your lunch break, then your employer can deduct this break time from your pay. However, if you still work over 40 hours per 7-day workweek after the deduction for lunch break time, this time must be paid out at your overtime rate and cannot be further deducted.
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