Legal Question in Employment Law in New York

I work retail my previous employer had strict rules about lunches. For example if you came into work before 10 you must take your lunch before 1:25 they said this was New York State law. My new employers had me work 8 to 5 the other day and did not give me a lunch until 3 just curious if there breaking a law or my previous employer was wrong?

Asked on 9/02/13, 5:31 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Arnold Nager Arnold H. Nager, Esquire

If you work more than five hours you must have a half-hour minimum lunch.

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Answered on 9/02/13, 10:31 am

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