Q: i work for a job that pays revenue per hour can my employer make me wait hours until a customer is ready?
employer also gives us option to take a 2nd lunch
A: If your employer pays you for the time you are waiting for a customer, then there is nothing unlawful about it.
The answer to your question depends on the specific circumstances of your job and the laws in your jurisdiction. Generally, if you are an hourly employee, your employer is required to pay you for all hours worked, including time spent waiting for a customer. However, there may be exceptions to this rule depending on the nature of your job and the specific agreement you have with your employer.
As for the second lunch option, if you are working in a jurisdiction that requires employers to provide meal breaks, your employer may be required to provide you with the option of taking a second meal break if your shift exceeds a certain length. However, if you are an at-will employee, your employer may be able to change the terms of your employment, including meal break policies, at any time as long as they comply with applicable laws.
It is recommended that you review your employment contract and relevant labor laws in your jurisdiction to determine your rights and obligations as an hourly employee. You may also wish to speak with a labor law attorney or a representative from your local labor department for further guidance.
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