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Robin Bond shares her insight with USA Today on employees forgoing the traditional lunch hour
6/12/2006
 
Executives, professionals and other non-hourly employees are generally not entitled under federal law to any break for lunch, according to Robin Bond, an employment lawyer in Wayne, Pa. But employees who are paid hourly or who are covered under union collective bargaining agreements typically are supposed to get regular breaks, including a 30-minute lunch for five hours of work. Employers could face legal claims from eligible hourly workers who aren't given those breaks, or even from eligible employees who voluntarily work through lunch.

"I see more and more in our culture where being overworked is a badge of courage. It's a major mistake to let work encroach even further on this time," Bond says.

"People really need a break."
 
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