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Are Meals And Short Breaks Required Under New York Law?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

The average worker usually labors under the impression that meal breaks and rest or smoke breaks are guaranteed by law. In reality, the federal Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require employers to provide these amenities – though several New York state laws do mandate meal breaks. If you work a job in… Read More »

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Am I Entitled To Meal And Rest Breaks Under New York Law?

By Mansell Law, LLC |

Many employees are surprised to learn that U.S. federal law does not guarantee them the right to meal or rest breaks during a work day. Many states have enacted laws that do, New York among them, but some of the details surrounding those breaks are still misunderstood. In some situations, unethical employers may try… Read More »

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