Q: Company forced 1 hour lunch breaks on me when I was only taking 30 minutes with no breaks
A: An employer can require employees to take a 1 hour unpaid lunch break. If you are working during your lunch break, you must be paid for your time working, but you can be disciplined and even terminated for insubordination.
You have not asked a question.
There is nothing unlawful about your employer making you take a one hour meal period. It is unlawful for an employer to not give you a reasonable opportunity to take a duty free and uninterrupted 10 minute rest period for every four hours that you work.
Good luck to you.
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