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Fifth Circuit holds meal breaks may be compensable

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By Kelline R. Linton, Associate.   In Naylor v. Securiguard, Inc., the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit held that a meal break may actually be compensable when an employer-mandated transition or travel time to the designated break area significantly reduces the 30-minute meal period.   The U.S. Department of Labor’s regulations provide
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