TACO BELL ON STATELINE

United States

#1 Mar 20, 2013
They work u like a slave there and dont give u no brake and start you out at 725 work u a whole 8 hrs with no brake. It that illegal to do to work a person that long without a brake. Need help managing

Since: Jul 10

Texarkana, TX

#3 Mar 20, 2013
Really? Might want to check what the real deal is instead of spouting crap. Federal or Texas law requires no breaks.

Federal law does not require lunch or coffee breaks. However, when employers do offer short breaks (usually lasting about 5 to 20 minutes), federal law considers the breaks as compensable work hours that would be included in the sum of hours worked during the work week and considered in determining if overtime was worked. Unauthorized extensions of authorized work breaks need not be counted as hours worked when the employer has expressly and unambiguously communicated to the employee that the authorized break may only last for a specific length of time, that any extension of the break is contrary to the employer's rules, and any extension of the break will be punished.

Bona fide meal periods (typically lasting at least 30 minutes), serve a different purpose than coffee or snack breaks and, thus, are not work time and are not compensable.
truthfully

United States

#8 Mar 20, 2013
They suppose to get a brake but dont a 30 minute brake and a meal but dont and you can't really tell if its coming out your check or not legally after 4 hrs a employee is suppose to get a brake legally.

Since: Jul 10

Texarkana, TX

#9 Mar 20, 2013
truthfully wrote:
They suppose to get a brake but dont a 30 minute brake and a meal but dont and you can't really tell if its coming out your check or not legally after 4 hrs a employee is suppose to get a brake legally.
Really? Where do you get this that they are supposed to get a break after 4 hours?

Please post any relevant information regarding this.

Employers don't owe anything besided the rate of pay that is agreed to as long as it meets minimum wage standards.

Since: Feb 13

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#10 Mar 20, 2013
Wait, wait....I think we missed the point. He needs brakes for his old Pontiac. A whole different subject.

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