Re: Am I Entitled to Leave for My Lunch Break
This is the Il. meal break law:
Illinois code says:
An employee who is to work 7 1/2 continuous hours or more shall be provided an unpaid meal period of at least 20 minutes. The meal period must be given to an employee no later than 5 hours after beginning work. Illinois has no law regarding breaks. If you are not able to take your meal break than you must be paid for it. In order for it to be a non paid meal break you must be given the whole 20 minutes away from work without any interruption.
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