Help Wanted: Skipping lunch break
Carrie Mason-DraffenCarrie Mason-Draffen
Mason-Draffen, a business reporter, writes a column about workplace issues.
DEAR CARRIE: I work for a nonprofit and usually put in five to six hours a day. On the days that I work more than six hours, I am told that I have to take a lunch break. I prefer not to, especially if I am working on a project. Do I have to sign a waiver or declare something that says I don't need a break and prefer to work right through? I never work more than seven hours. We employ fewer than...