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Lunch Breaks

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Burcomolding
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Lunch Breaks

Post by Burcomolding » Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:24 pm

What does everyone do for lunch breaks? How much for how many hours?

TravisCarter
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Re: Lunch Breaks

Post by TravisCarter » Tue Nov 05, 2019 1:59 pm

For an 8 hour shift 30 minute unpaid lunch with a paid 15 minute break. 15 minute overlap on each shift to make up the 30 minutes and communication between shifts.

eriemolded
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Re: Lunch Breaks

Post by eriemolded » Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:03 pm

Until recently we offered two ten-minute paid breaks and a 30 minute unpaid lunch. Over the past few years we've had more jobs that require an operator to be at the press at all times. This year after Labor Day we switched to two paid 15-minute breaks. It's been a huge success. Everyone goes home 30 minutes earlier, which they love. And we were able to reduce labor costs because we didn't have to spend so much time breaking Operators. There are things that we had to work through, such as housekeeping. Overall it was a great move for our company.

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