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Washington state employment law, employee's right to breaks and lunch

Spokane, WA |

How many hours do you have to work before getting a lunch and break?

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If you are working in WA, read the faq "What are the break and meal period requirements for adult workers?" provided by WA Labor & Industries for answers that are applicable to workers under the regulation of L&I (most employees in WA). The page is at: .

L&I provides a lot of useful information for workers. While you are the site, look at the other information.

L&I investigates complaints alleging violations of labor laws. Filing a complaint with L&I is free.

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